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...
View Full Document
- Fall '05
- Metamorphic rocks, 2 pts, 10 pts, watery hot fluids