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Metamorphic rocks examples

Disharmonic folds in gneiss. Gneiss is a common and widely distributed type of rock formed by high-grade regional metamorphic processes from pre-existing formations that were originally either igneous or sedimentary rocks.

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These rock layers started out flat and have been compressed into accordion shapes by regional pressures.

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Blue Tigers Eye. Tiger's eye is a chatoyant gemstone that is usually a metamorphic rock that is a golden-brown to red-brown color, w/ a silky luster. A member of the quartz group, it is a classic example of pseudomorphous replacement by silica of fibrous crocidolite (blue asbestos)

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Types of Rocks Video: Rocks are an example of a natural resource. There are three different types of rocks - Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic rocks. Let us learn more about rocks

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Blue Tiger Eye Crystal Ball

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Types of Rocks

SC.4.E.6.1 Identify the three categories of rocks: igneous, (formed from molten rock); sedimentary (pieces of other rocks and fossilized organisms); and metamorphic (formed from heat and pressure).

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Examples of Igneous Rocks | Igneous Sedimentary And Metamorphic Rock Examples

Tiger’s eye is a chatoyant gemstone that is usually a metamorphic rock that is a golden to red-brown colour, with a silky lustre. It’s a member of the quartz group, it is a classic example of pseudomorphous replacement by silica of fibrous crocidolite (blue asbestos).

Example cards for sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks that I'll be using during my first grade "All About Rocks" unit in February. Little Owl's Teacher Treats...: Back to First Grade: Penguins and Polar Bears and Reindeer, Oh My!

Assignment: Metamorphic Rocks Lab  Resources: pp. 108–116 of Geoscience Laboratory and Appendixes K & L  Identify and classify the rock examples in Appendix K.  Answer the Appendix L questions from your lab book.… (More)