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Layered groups of minerals with parallel bands
Metamorphic foliated
Parent rock=shale
Slate
Parent rock=shale, slate, basalt or granite
Schist
Parent rock=shale, schist, granite or sandstone
Gneiss
Most important mineral (along w/ mica and quartz) in gneiss
Feldspar
Slate is most commonly formed from _________
the igneous rock granite
Rock that is clastic and made of mud
Shale
No layers, single mineral
Nonfoliated metamorphic
Parent rock=limestone and dolomite
Marble
Parent=sandstone
Quartzite
parent rock=basalt
metabasalt
parent=bituminous coal
anthracite coal
2 examples of clastic rocks
conglomerate and breccia
3 examples of chemical rocks
gypsum, halite, and limestone
3 examples of organic rocks
limestone, coal and chalk