Sp09_101_Prelab5

Sp09_101_Prelab5 - (b) What type of plate boundary are...

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Name: Geology 101 – Prelab Assignment Lab 5 – Metamorphic Rocks Due: Tuesday, May 5 Instructions: After completing the assigned lab readings complete the following prelab assignment before coming to lab. Assignments will not be accepted after the beginning of class on the due date. Readings: Review the background materials for Lab 5 in the lab manual (p. 61-67). In addition, read through the section of Chapter 7 in your textbook on Metamorphic Rocks. Questions: (1) Does melting ever occur during metamorphism? Yes / No (circle one) (2) (a) List the following types of foliation from the one that forms at the lowest grade to the one that forms at the highest grade (schistocity, banding, slaty cleavage).
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Unformatted text preview: (b) What type of plate boundary are foliated metamorphic rocks most likely to form? divergent / transform / convergent (circle one) (3) What is the general name given to the sedimentary or igneous rock that a metamorphic rocks starts out as? (4) Practice using the ID charts on pages 66-67 to identify the 2 metamorphic rocks described below. (a) Rock Name: _________________ Description: foliated texture defined by light and dark bands, contains coarse grains of quartz, plagioclase and amphibole (b) Rock Name: _________________ Description: nonfoliated texture, made of a mineral that reacts with acid...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Robviens during the Spring '09 term at Bellevue College.

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