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Slate - Wikipedia

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Slate is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original .... was made of Monson slate, as is the headstone of John F. Kennedy. Slate is found in the Arctic, and was ...

Slate | Minerals Education Coalition

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Slate is a metamorphic rock derived from shale. Slate has a dull appearance and occurs in a number of colors including light and dark gray, green, purple a.

Slate Facts - SoftSchools

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Slate is a metamorphic rock that forms from mudstone or shale. ... Slate can be found in various places such as on the sides of cliffs, underground, and in pits.

Where Does Slate Come From? NaturalSlate.com

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Aug 31, 2015 ... Slate is a fine grained, crystalline stone derived from sediments of clay ... qualities and ultimately figure out the personality of the slate found in ...

Slate: Metamorphic Rock - Pictures, Definition & More - Geology.com

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Slate is a foliated metamorphic rock that forms from the metamorphism of shale. ... US Diamond Mines: Did you know that diamonds can be found in the United ...

Where Does Slate Come From? - East Coast Builders Slate Roof ...

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Slate is a fine grained, crystalline rock derived from sediments of clay and fine silt which ... For this reason, slate is found only in certain mountainous regions.

Where is slate found - Answers.com

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Slate is found in Brazil, United States, Africa, Spain, and China.

WHAT IS MARBLE, LIMESTONE, TRAVERTINE, SLATE & GRANITE?

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Slate can also contain some of the same minerals found in granite, which make some slates iridescent and/or hard. The alteration of shale by heat and pressure  ...

Slate Valley History - Slate Valley Museum

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In 1839, slate deposits were discovered near Fair Haven, but quarrying was found impractical and uses for slate were limited. By the mid -1840s things began to ...

Metamorphic Rocks Lesson #14 | Volcano World | Oregon State ...

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Because it has been squeezed harder than slate it is often found folded and crumpled. Schists are usually named by the main minerals that they are formed from ...