Metamorphic Rocks and Metamorphism Quiz

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What is the process that causes the transformation of rocks into metamorphic rocks?

Metamorphism

Where does metamorphism primarily occur?

Deep within the earth

What type of process is metamorphism?

Subsolidus process

What are the agents of metamorphism?

Temperature and pressure

What types of rocks can be transformed into metamorphic rocks?

Igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic rocks

What are the main agents causing the transformation of rocks into metamorphic rocks?

Temperature and pressure

What is the primary process that leads to changes in mineralogy and/or texture in a rock during metamorphism?

Metamorphism

Where does metamorphism primarily occur?

Deep within the earth

What types of rocks can be transformed into metamorphic rocks?

Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks

What are the factors that cause changes in mineralogy and texture in a rock during metamorphism?

Physical and/or chemical conditions

Test your knowledge of metamorphic rocks and metamorphism with this quiz on physical geology. Explore the main subjects including what metamorphic rock is, the process of metamorphism, the agents and types of metamorphism, and examples of metamorphic rocks.

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