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Shale (a metamorphic rock) goes through heat and pressure than it turns into slate (a sedimentary rock)

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Igneous rocks can form into sedimentary rocks threw erosion.

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The sedimentary rock is melted then after volcanic activity the rock cools into a igneous rock.

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What will form if sedimentary rock melts?

metamorphic rock


Who is correct a metamorphic rock is formed from a sedimentary rock or a metamorphic rock can form from an igneous rock?

both are correct metamorphic rock can form from both.


What type of rock can only be formed from sedimentary rock or igneous rock?

Metamorphic rock can form from igneous and sedimentary rock. It can also form from previously metamorphosed rock into a higher grade metamorphic rock.


How can sedimentary rock form into a metamorphic rock?

heat and presure


Does a rock go through the complete rock cycle by changing from igneous rock to sedimentary to metamorphic?

Yes, it can. However, an igneous rock can change to a metamorphic rock skipping sedimentary: the tectonic plates can push igneous rock deep into the ground, forming metamorphic rock. Sedimentary can form metamorphic, metamorphic can form magma or lava by melting and/or erupting and then turn into igneous. Igneous forms sedimentary with erosion, deposition compaction, and cementation.


When sedimentary rock is changed by heat or pressure what does it form?

Metamorphic rock


What kind of rock does Igneous rock eventually form?

Sedimentary or metamorphic.


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.


How does metamorphic form?

Metamorphic rock is formed by heat and pressure making changes to igneous and sedimentary rock.


Why rocks are formed?

eroded rock (from igneous, metamorphic, or sedimentary) settled. they compact together to form a rock. the rock that they form is known as sedimentary rock


Can sedimentary rock form directly from metamorphic rock?

yes it can- metamorphic has to change into one type of rock after it is changed from another.


How Metamorphic rock form?

Metamorphic rock is formed by heat and pressure making changes to igneous and sedimentary rock.