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3.13: Metamorphic Rocks

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contact metamorphism Changes in a rock that result from temperature increases when a body of magma contacts a cooler existing rock.
foliation Flat layers in rocks due to squeezing by pressure.
regional metamorphism Changes in rock that occur because of high pressure over a large area.

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Date Created:
Jan 04, 2013
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