metamorphic

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  • Metamorphic rocks have been changed from their original state into something else. Cited from Let's collect rocks & shells, by Shell Oil Company
  • Metamorphic code also usually output machine code and not its own source code.
  • The three major classes of metamorphic rock are based upon the formation mechanism.
  • Metamorphic rocks usually do not undergo further change when they are brought back to the surface.
  • It can only be reached under certain contact-metamorphic circumstances.
  • Why do metamorphic rocks appear on the surface to-day? Cited from The Elements of Geology, by W. H. Norton
  • Metamorphic rock is rock which has changed from one form of matter into another and is not as was originally laid down by nature.
  • The structure occurs in the entire metamorphic range from low-grade to high-grade rocks.
  • Later, these rocks were buried under the surface and pressure-cooked into metamorphic rock.
  • The highly variable nature of this rock type is also why the metamorphic grade is also complex.
  • The metamorphic conditions of the country rocks reached medium and high grade.
  • The heat source that drives power is located below the surface in metamorphic rocks.
  • However, the igneous rock and metamorphic rock are very hard and difficult to break.
  • In many cases, however, the early history of a metamorphic rock can be deciphered. Cited from The Elements of Geology, by W. H. Norton
  • Neither are high grade metamorphic rocks common in the region.
  • Neither are high grade metamorphic rocks common in the region.
  • Jadeite is formed in metamorphic rocks under high pressure and relatively low temperature conditions.
  • The mountain stream salamander goes through a metamorphic change to become an adult.
  • It may also be applied to metamorphic rocks with the same definition.
  • Metamorphic rocks can be derived from any other rock and thus have a wide variety of protoliths.
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Meaning of metamorphic

  • adjective Of or relating to metamorphosis (especially of rocks)
    metamorphic stage, marble is a metamorphic rock that takes a high polish
  • adjective Characterized by metamorphosis or change in physical form or substance