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Foliated
recrystalized particles in parallel pattern
same way
Non-Foliated
no parallel pattern
produced uner low pressure
Examples of Foliated rock
Slate, Gneiss, Schist
SSG
Examples of Non-Foliated rock
Marble, Quartzite, Hornfels
MQH
Metamorphism
temperature, pressure, and chemical reactions deep in Earth change mineral content / structure WITHOUT melting

"Change form"
3 factors of metamorphism
temperature, pressure, fluids
How deep does metamorphic reactions occur?
10 km (6 miles) below surface
Contact Metamorphism
- extremely high temps and low pressure
- magma intrudes rock
- produces non-foliated rock
Regional Metamorphism
occurs over broad area at moderate-high temps and extremely high pressures
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