• Some of the most common metamorphic rocks are listed below (Table below) Their parent rock and the type of metamorphism are also mentioned.
  • Use the resource below to answer the questions that follow.
  • The more extreme the amount of meetingamorphism, the more difficult it is to tell what the original rock was.
  • The table shows some common metmorphic rocks and their original parent rock.
  • The light and dark minerals have separated into bands.
  • Gneiss is produced by higher temperature meetamorphism.
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