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Rocks that the structure, texture, or composition have changed.

Metamorphic Rock

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When rock is heated by nearby magma, this rock forms

Contact Metamorphism

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When pressure builds up in rock which is located under other rock formation, this rock forms.

Regional Metamorphism

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When rock changes

Metamorphism

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A mineral that forms at certain temperatures, that show temperature, depth, and pressure.

Index Minerals

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The texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are arranged in planes or bands

Foliated

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Rock formed by shale that is exposed to a lot of heat and pressure.

Slate

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When slate is exposed to great heat and pressure, this forms.

Phyllite

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When phyllite is exposed to a lot of heat and pressure, this rock forms.

Schist

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The rock with the most heat and pressure, and seperates into distinct bands

Gneiss

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Minerals that are not arranged into bands or planes

Nonfoliated

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The process in which rock changed composition

Recrystalazation

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A change in thee shape of a rock caused by a force placed on it.

Deformation