Metamorphic Rocks Quiz

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What process is responsible for the formation of metamorphic rocks?


At what temperatures are protoliths subjected to during the formation of metamorphic rocks?

150 to 200 °C

What type of pressure is often involved in the formation of metamorphic rocks?

Lateral pressure

What can be the protolith for the formation of metamorphic rocks?

Volcanic rock

How are metamorphic rocks classified?

By their protolith, chemical and mineral makeup, and texture

Test your knowledge about metamorphic rocks and the process of metamorphism with this quiz. Learn about the transformation of existing rocks into new types of rocks through profound physical and chemical changes.

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