A) hornfels B) schist C) slate D) phyllite Answer: B Diff: 1 2) What platy, parallel,
mineral grains are the most visual aspect of foliated metamorphic rocks?
Platy minerals (micas) and elongate minerals (hornblende) recrystallize ...
Foliation is the result of the parallel arrangement of (micas, etc.) ... Slate, schist,
and gneiss are three common foliated metamorphic rocks. ... Low-grade
metamorphic rocks tend to be fine-grained (the newly formed metamorphic
mineral grains that is).
What platy, parallel, mineral grains are the most visual aspect of foliated ... Which
low-grade metamorphic rock, composed of extremely fine-sized mica and other ...
Match the metamorphic rock with its foliated texture. [10 pts] ... What platy, parallel
mineral grains are the most visual aspect of foliated metamorphic rocks? [5 pts].
Slate is a foliated metamorphic rock that forms from the metamorphism of shale.
... Most slates are gray in color and range in a continuum of shades from light to ...
parallel orientation of platy minerals in the rock, such as microscopic grains of ...