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Examples of non-foliated metamorphic rocks are quartzite and marble.

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Why are some metamorphic rocks nonfoliated?

Nonfoliated metamorphic rocks such as marble and quartzite derived their metamorphism more from heat than from directional pressure. Foliations form at right angles to intense directional pressures. Nonfoliated metamorphic rocks like quartzite and marble are mainly single-mineralic in composition, and would therefore not tend to display layering.

What are some examples of unfoliated metamorphic rocks?

Quartzite, marble, hornfels, and granulite are examples of unfoliated metamorphic rocks.

What are some example names of foliated and un-foliated rocks?

Some examples of foliated rocks include slate, phyllite, schist, and gneiss. Amphibolite can be either foliated or nonfoliated. Examples of nonfoliated rocks include anthracite coal, hornfels, serpentinite, soapstone, quartzite, marble, and metaconglomerate.

How are metamorfic rocks formed?

Metamorphic rocks are formed through the process of metamorphism. Some examples of metamorphic rocks are gneiss, slate, schist, marble and anthracite.

What rocks change into metamorphic rocks?

What are some rocks that can change into a metamorphic rock

What are some examples of foliated metamorphic rocks?

Schist, gneiss, slate, and phyllite are examples of foliated metamorphic rock. Slate--fine grained foliated metamorphic rock. Schist--medium grained foliated metamorphic rock. Gneiss--coarse grained foliated metamorphic rock.

3 short answers on what metamorphic rocks are used for?

what are some uses for metamorphic rocks

Name three kinds of metamorphic rocks?

Metamorphic rocks are catagorized into two main types: foliated and non-foliated. Three examples of foliated metamorphic rocks are gniess, slate and schist. Some non-foliated rocks include marble, amphibolite and quartzite. Generally, metamorphic rock, and the metamorphic processes can be divided into three categories: regional, contact, and cataclastic.

What are some rocks that are not volcanic?

Sedimentary rocks: Metamorphic rocks

What are some examples of rock types?

Igneous rocks - rocks formed from molten rock of the mantle Sedimentary rocks - rocks found in streams Metamorphic rocks - rocks changed by the effects of heat and pressure

Why do some minerals only occur in metamorphic rocks?

because if the metamorphic rocks are big they will shrink

What are some facts on metamorphic rock?

Some metamorphic rocks are slate and marble.

Why are some metamorphic rocks hard to identify?

because a metamorphic rock is made up of different rocks.

What are some examples of metemorphic rock?

Metamorphic rocks are igneous or sedimentary rocks that have been transformed by great heat or pressure caused by movement in the Earth's crust.Examples include schist, gneiss, and slate

What minerals form in metamorphic rocks?

The minerals that made metamorphic rocks are sillimanite, kyanite, staurolite, andalusite, and some garnet.

What is the economic use of metamorphic rocks?

Some metamorphic rocks have economic uses because they are sold to consumers for profit. This is true for rocks like slate and marble.

Do many metamorphic rocks have fossils in them?

Some of metamorphic rocks do have fossils in them ,a lot of them do. Love, Dierra Arnold , 8 year old :)))

Why are metamorphic rocks important?

It is used many different ways. It could be used for buildings and roofs. Some examples of metamorphic rock include marble, slate and quartzite.-Don't ask me how to say it!

What are some examples of foliated and non foliated metamorphic rocks?

Foliated: gneiss, slate, schist, phyllite. Non-Foliated: quartzite, marble.

What are some examples of metamorphic rocks?

Examples of metamorphic rock include:SlateGneissSkarnPhylliteAmphiboliteSchistQuartziteMarbleGranuliteBlueschistSueviteEclogiteSerpentiniteGossanPsammitePeliteGreenschistMigmatiteMyloniteHornfels

What can you infer about metamorphic rocks from their name?

That they have undergone some form of change. For more information on metamorphic rocks please see the related question.

What is the difference between metamorphic and igneous rocks?

Some metamorphic rock has foliation, the banding in the rock

What types of rocks are there in Central Park?

Well there are mostly Metamorphic Rocks in Central Park, some may come off as Igneous Rocks but i can almost guarantee you its a Metamorphic Rock.

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