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Metamorphic Rocks: Formation and Characteristics

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Which type of rock does marble come from?


What can cause marble to wear away?

Lemon juice and acids

From which rock does gneiss originate?


Where in the world could you commonly find gneiss?


Why does most of the earth's crust consist of metamorphic rock?

As a result of heat and pressure acting on existing rocks

Learn about metamorphic rocks, one of the three main categories of rocks, and how they are formed through changes in heat and pressure. Discover how any rock can transform into a metamorphic rock, and why they are known for changing form.

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