How Is Metamorphic Rock Formed?

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A metamorphic rock is formed when pre-existing rocks are subjected to elevated temperatures or pressure. The elevated temperatures or pressure causes the rock to recrystallize and to form a coarser grained rock.
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a sedmentary rock, igneous rock, or a metamorphic rock can go through heat and pressure to form (another if heat and pressure is on metamorphic rock) metamorphic rock.
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Metamorphic rocks were once igneous or sedimentary rocks. The rocks form under tons
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Metamorphic rock is rock that has been created by the transformation of igneous rock. Igneous rocks are also called fire rocks. They are original rock made by magma that becomes trapped
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Metamorphic rocks are created when the other forms of rock are subjected to intense heat & pressure. Source(s) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metamorphic….
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Metamorphic rocks are igneous or sedimentary rocks that have been transformed by great heat or pressure caused by movement in the Earth's crust.
Examples include schist, gneiss, and slate.
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