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Unformatted text preview: 5. What are the two main types of metamorphism and where do they occur? Contact metamorphism-occurs locally adjacent to igneous intrusions and along fractures that are in contact with watery hot fluids Regional metamorphism- occurs over very large areas (regions) such as deep within the cores of rising mountain rangers and generally is accompanied by folding of rock layers...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course GLG 111 taught by Professor Kuentz during the Fall '05 term at Miami University.
- Fall '05