Asked in Metamorphic Rock
What metamorphic rock is granite?
Granite is Igneous rock. It crystallizes from hot melt (magma). Metamorphic rocks can be found associated with granite as result of their contact with country (surrounding) rocks. This will be a contact metamorphism. Metamorphism of granite it self results into granitic gneisses which are coarse foliated rocks. ...
Asked in Science
What type of rock is sandstonelimestonemarblegranite?
Sandstone is a sedimentary rock as is limestone. Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock and granite is a felsic intrusive igneous rock. ...
How could you easily distinguish a black and white gneiss from a similar-colored granite?
gneiss is foliated(layered) so therefore, if you see a black and white gneiss and a similar-colored granite then just see if the gneiss looks like it is layered! ...