What is the most likely parent rock of SLATE?
mudrock or shale
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Which of the following rocks are metamorphic and foliated with slaty cleavage?
Note: There may be more than one correct answer [ hint – there are 2 correct answers only].
What is the term for very large grains in metamorphic rocks that are surrounded by a finer grained matrix of other minerals?
Foliated metamorphic rocks can form, when an igneous or sedimentary or metamorphic rock is subjected to ___________________.
[choose two correct answers]
Which is NOT an indication that a rock is foliated?
a wavy or crinkled appearance
Quartzite is __________________ than quartz.
Which is the correct order of foliated metamorphic rocks from LOW-GRADE to HIGH-GRADE?
gneiss, slate, phyllite, schist
schist, gneiss, phyllite, slate
slate, phyllite, schist, gneiss
phyllite, schist, slate, gneiss
REGIONAL METAMORPHISM is _________________?
A. the “source” of the greatest volume of metamorphic rocks
B. produced during mountain building
C. common at subducting or convergent plate boundaries
D. all of the listed answers E. A and B
Most coal forms in _________?
fluvial or delta environments
Which is NOT a metamorphic setting?
the area around a magma intrusion
a mountain valley
a continent-continent collision
A metamorphic rock that displays PARALLEL ALIGNMENT OF PLATY OR ELONGATE MINERALS is__________________? __________________________
[ note: in this rock the temperature has been hot enough so that individual mica crystals are visible]