Slate the finest grained foliated metamorphic rock slate forms by metamorphism

Slate the finest grained foliated metamorphic rock

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° ° -This rock is less stable at higher pressures and temperatures (the rock on the right has lower energy that rock on left). ° -The reaction creates water- a characteristic of metamorphism (the rocks dehydrate) ° -Rock on the left has more water in it that right rock. ° ° Schists ° -A medium grade metamorphic rock ° ° Gneiss ° -Highest grade metamorphic rock ° -Muddy rock formed into feldspar ° -Higher temperatures and pressure’s, it will start to melt. ° ° Metamorphism of Shale ° -Summary what we’ve been looking at so far ° °
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  • Fall '09
  • ALFONSOMUCCI
  • Sedimentary rocks, rocks

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