W10_103_2b_rocks2

W10_103_2b_rocks2 - mineral grains that make up the rock...

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Rock Cycle Magma Igneous Rocks Sedimentary Rocks Metamorphic Rocks Sediment Crystallization Melting Metamorphism Lithification Weathering Erosion Transport Deposition Metamorphic Rocks Rocks Under Stress
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Metamorphism • Recrystalization • Solid-State Chemical Reactions • No Melting Parent Rock Composition Temperature Pressure Fluids Factors that affect Metamorphism
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Parent Rock Composition Temperature Pressure Fluids Factors that affect Metamorphism Parent Rock Composition Temperature Pressure Fluids Factors that affect Metamorphism Lithostatic pressure Directional Pressure
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Directed Pressure Results in: Foliation Foliation Under a Microscope
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Metamorphic Grade Parent Rock Composition Temperature Pressure Fluids Factors that affect Metamorphism
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Metamorphic Rocks - Identification Rock Identification is based on: • Composition What minerals make up the rock? • Texture What is the shape, size and orientation of the
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Unformatted text preview: mineral grains that make up the rock? Metamorphic Textures (All Crystalline) Foliated Nonfoliated Foliation Composition - Index Minerals Composition - Index Minerals Mineral Composition - Geothermometers Rock Forms: 500-550C Staurolite - Forms 500-750C Garnet - Forms 450-700C Muscovite - Forms 300-550C Foliated Metamorphic Rocks Parent Rock - Shale Slate (Low Grade) Schist (Medium Grade) Foliated Rocks (cont.) Felsic Parent Rock Gneiss (High Grade) Migmatite (Very High Grade) NonFoliated Rocks Parent Rock Limestone Marble (Low to High Grade) Nonfoliated Rocks (cont.) Quartzite Metacoglomerate Parent Rocks Sandstone Conglomerate Metamorphic Rocks - Interpretation Metamorphic Environments = Metamorphic Facies Metamorphic Rock Translations Chemical Composition Mineral Composition Foliation Parent Rock (Protolith) T & P of Formation (Depth / Facies) T & P of Formation (Depth / Facies)...
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