Metamorphic Study Guide-Group Project

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1 Group Project #1 Geology 1001 Group Members: Kacie Yent Kristopher Bresette Faisal Al Ammari Allie Doucet Maria Cristina Espinoza Roca
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2 Metamorphic Study Guide – GEOL 1001 Group Project Fall 2010 Figure 8-11 Earth: Portrait of a Planet 3/e Stephen Marshak Page 250a Earth: Portrait of a Planet 3/e Original artwork by Gary Hincks Terms to Know and Understand Protolith
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3 Metamorphic Foliation Metamorphism Metasomatism Metamorphic Grade Some important questions to Examine: 1. Which are the most common metamorphic processes? 2. Which characteristics are used to classify metamorphic rocks? 3. What are the different factors that cause metamorphism? 4. List the different types of metamorphism. 5. Explain Exhumation. Answers to Study Guide Terms to Know and Understand A Protolith is the parent rock of a metamorphic rock. It undergoes several changes as a result in alterations in its physical and chemical environment that cause the rock’s mineralogy and texture to be modified. Foliation
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course GEOL 1001 taught by Professor Baksi during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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