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It changes its appearence, texture, crystal structure, and mineral content change. This is the answer according to the Georgia Earth Science book.

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How do the properties of a rock change when the rock changes in to metamorphic?

When rock changes into metamorphic rock, its appearance, texture, crystal structure, and mineral content change.

How does heat change metamorphic rock?

It melts it and turns it to magma and then it cools down then becomes a metamorphic rock

Which properties of a rock may change as the rock become metamorphic?

crust deeper rock

What is the type of rock that forms when heat and pressure change the properties of the rock?

A metamorphic rock is formed.

How do the properties of a rock change when it becomes a metamorphic rocks?

The crystals in the rock either get larger or smaller, depending on where it formed. A rock's texture is determined by the size and shape of the crystals inside the rock.

What are the physical properties of a Metamorphic rock?

There are foliated and non-foliated metamorphic rock

What happens when metamorphic rock becomes igneous rock?

Metamorphic rock continues to heat and eventually melts and becomes igneous rocks.

How does sedimentary rock become a metamorphic rock?

it becomes a metamorphic by heat and pressure.

How metamorphic rock turns into igneous?

Metamorphic rock becomes igneous rock when it is melted, then solidifies.

How can metamorphic rock become magma rock?

If the metamorphic rock becomes hot enough it can melt.

How can rock be changed into metamorphic rock?

The rock cycle is like this: sedimentary rock --> igneous rock --> metamorphic rock Erosion, heat, compression, and pressure all cause rocks to change their forms and properties to different types of rock.

How does metamorphic rock change into igneous rock?

Metamorphic rock can change into igneous rock by melting and resolidifying.

How the metamorphic rock becomes to magma?

Metamorphic rocks becomes magma when they get heated and pressurized to an extent that they melt and change from their initial solid state and becomes molten in form.

What is one form from which a rock can change and one form into which it can change?

A rock can change: * from metamorphic to igneous, sedimentary, or a higher grade metamorphic rock * from sedimentary to igneous or metamorphic rock or to a different sedimentary rock * from igneous to sedimentary or metamorphic rock.

How can a metamorphic rock change in to an igneous rock?

A metamorphic rock change into a Igneous rock by melting than cooling.

Can a metamorphic rock change into another metamorphic rock?

Yes it can.

How would metamorphic rock change into a new metamorphic rock?


What are some properties of metamorphic rocks?

made with heat and pressureis formed undergroundigneous and sedimentary rocks can change into metamorphic rockoften chips into slates, sheets, and slabsgneiss is a type of metamorphic rock

What makes a sedimentary or igneous rock form to a metamorphic rock?

heat and pressure is applied to the rock and it becomes a metamorphic rock.

What happens when sedimentary rock becomes metamorphic rock?

Sedimentary rock undergoes heat and pressure to form metamorphic rock.

How can an Igneous rock change?

An igneous rock, just like any other rock, can be changed through metamorphic, igneous, and/or sedimentary processes. When exposed to high temp. and pressure, igneous becomes metamorphic. When re-melted, it becomes igneous again. When weathered/eroded, it becomes sedimentary.

How could a sedimentary rock become a metamorphic rock?

When sedimentary rock undergoes enough heat and pressure, it becomes metamorphic rock. A classic example of this is when shale becomes slate.

What in no more than three sentences can you explain the rock cycle?

Igneous rock can change into sedimentary rock or into metamorphic rock. Sedimentary rock can change into metamorphic rock or into igneous rock. Metamorphic rock can change into igneous or sedimentary rock.

What two things change a sedimentary rock into a metamorphic rock?

What two thing's change a sedimentary rock into a metamorphic rock

Is it possible for a metamorphic rock to become an igneous rock?

Yes. If the metamorphic rock melts and re-solidifies then it becomes an igneous rock.