Non Foliated Metamorphic Rocks?


A non-foliated metamorphic rock is one that does not have planar patterns of strain. They are formed where temperatures are high but pressures relatively low, and, equal in all directions. Examples of this type of rock are quartzite, marble, and metabasalt.
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Non-Foliated metamorphic rock don't have bands of crystals or break into
A non-foliated rock is a metamorphic rock that does not display a lamellar texture or distinct light and dark banding common to foliated metamorphic rocks. Non-foliated rock includes
1. Recognize the characteristics of foliated rocks. Typically, foliated rock has a flaky or ridged appearance that is quite prominent and easy to notice. This flaky and ridged appearance
Marble. Schist and slate are foliated mmc rocks, and chert is sedimentary.
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The difference between foliated metamorphic rocks and non foliated metamorphic rocks is that foliated rocks show banding throughout. The banding is caused by pressure ...
A non foliated rock is a metamorphic rock which does not have a layered or banded appearance. Non foliated rocks include marble and quartzite. Metamorphic rocks ...
Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock. This special rock is a constituent of recrystallized carbonate minerals, very often calcite or dolomite. It is commonly ...
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