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Quartz, it is metamorphosed.

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What rock is quartzite made out of?

quartzite is made out of limestone


What was quatzite?

Quartzite is a metamorphic rock, that, in most cases, is 5,000 years old. Even thogh this rock is called Quartzite, it is not made from quartz. Instead, Quartzite is made from a form of limestone.


Why does quartzite tend to be very hard and resistant?

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What is metamorphic rock made from sandstone?

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What are quartzite rock made of?

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Would you expect quartzite or a sandstone to break more easily?

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How is quartzite made?

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How would quartzite change into granite?

It doesn't. Granite is an igneous rock, not metamorphic. However, quartzite is metamorphic and is made from sandstone.


Is quartzite made of igneous rock or sedimentary rock?

Quartzite is itself a metamorphic rock. It usually forms from sandstone, which is sedimentary.


What does quartzite morph into?

Quartzite is a metamorphic rock. Sandstone is metamorphosed into Quartzite


Is granite or quartzite harder?

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Is quartzite alkaline or acidic?

Quartzite is not acidic.


What is quartzite in relation to sandstone?

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What is Quartzite used for?

Quartzite is used for surfacing roads


Is quartzite an igneous rock?

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Describe how quartzite forms?

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Is quartzite crystaline or non crystaline?

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What is quartzite reaction to vinegar?

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What is the texture of quartzite?

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What do people make out of quartzite?

People can make necklaces out of quartzite. :)


What color is the mineral quartzite?

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WHAT IS THE CHEMICAL FORMULA OF QUARTZITE?

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