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METAMORPHISM: NEW ROCKS FROM OLD
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Objectives Explain how metamorphism differs from diagenesis and lithification. Define the grade of metamorphism. Define foliation. Describe and identify the common metamorphic products of shale and basalt. Identify several common metamorphic rocks. Describe contact, burial, and regional metamorphism.
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What is Metamorphism? Metamorphism The mineralogical, textural, chemical and structural changes that occur in rocks A result of exposure to elevated temperatures and/or pressure
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What is Metamorphism? Low-grade Rocks metamorphosed under temperature and pressure conditions up to 400°C and 400 MPa High-grade Rocks metamorphosed under temperature and pressure conditions higher than about 400°C and 400 MPa
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What is Metamorphism? Factors that influence metamorphism Temperature Pressure
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Factors that
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Pavlovskaya during the Spring '08 term at CUNY Hunter.

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