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Section 6.3 Metamorphic Rocks pages 145-151
Match the column on the left with the column on the right
________________1. Occurs when rocks come into contact with
molten rock
2. Rock whose texture, mineralogy, or
chemical composition has been altered
without melting it
3. Metamorphism resulting form high
temperatures and pressure that affects a
large region
contact metamorphism
foliated metamorphic rock
nonfoliated metamorphic rock
metamorphic rock
hydrothermal metamorphism
regional metamorphism
4. Occurs when very hot water reacts with
5. Characterized by wavy layers and bands
of light and dark minerals
6. Composed mainly of minerals with blocky
crystal shapes
7. The pressure required for metamorphism can be generated by
a. pressure from weight of overlying rock.
b. heat from magma bodies in contact with surrounding rock.
c. cementation and lithification.
d. hydrothermal solutions
8. Metamorphic rocks in which the long axes of their minerals are perpendicular to the pressure that altered them are
describes as
a. marble-like
b. quartzite-like
c. foliated
d. nonfoliated
9. Metamorphic rocks that lack mineral grains with long axes oriented in one direction are describes as
a. marble-like
b. quartzite-like
c. foliated
d. nonfoliated
10. List the characteristics of regional and contact metamorphism in the table below
regional metamorphism
contact metamorphism
hydrothermal metamorphism
11. The type of metamorphism that occurs when very hot water reacts with and alters the mineralogy of rock is
a. contact
b. regional
c. hydrothermal
d. local


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