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What is the major difference between metamorphism and metasomatism?

Metamorphism is the solid-state recrystallization of pre-existing rocks due to changes in physical and chemical conditions, primarily heat, pressure, and the introduction of c (MORE)
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What is metasomatism?

Metasomatism is part of the process the rocks undergo when they  change from one form to another. It comes after the  recrystallization and neomorphism processes. It is the (MORE)