Chapter 7-Metamorphic Rocks

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last edited:  10/31/07           
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contact metamorphism
contact metamorphism lecture*
regional metamorphism
regional metamorphism lecture*
types of metamorphism
Big Bend National Park-types of metamorphism
types of metamorphism lecture
overview lectures on metamorphism
Big Bend National Park-metamorphic processes
outline overview on metamorphism
overview lecture on metamorphism with illustrations*
sedimentary and metamorphic rocks (lecture)
metamorphic rocks*
metamorphic rocks-lecture and illustrations*
metamorphism and metamorphic rocks*
metamorphism diagrams
metamorphism terminology
condensed outline on metamorphism and metamorphic rocks
cataclastic metamorphism
cataclastic metamorphism
dynamic metamorphism lecture
metamorphic grade
metamorphic grade
metamorphic grade and
corresponding minerals
metamorphic rocks
metamorphic rocks-Wards rock collection
metamorphic rocks in thin section
microtextures of metamorphic rocks*
thin section views of metamorphic rocks*
links on metamorphism
metamorphic petrology links
ptygmatic folds
photos of ptygmatic folds- Cochise College
ptygmatic folds photo

metamorphic textures
     overviews
metamorphic rock textures
photos of metamorphic rocks
     foliation
foliated metamorphic rocks*
metamorphic foliation lecture*
foliated textures of metamorphic rocks*
     schistose
schistosity
schistosity description
     in thin section
thin section views of metamorphic rocks

metamorphic rocks
     augen gneiss
augen gneiss photo*
augen gneiss photo-Glendale Community College
augen gneiss-photo and text
     amphibolite
amphibolite photos- Cochise College
amphibolite photo
amphibolite photo and text
     gneiss
gneiss photos- Cochise College
gneiss photos
various types of gneiss-photos
gneiss description
gneiss definition
gneiss in thin section
     granulite
granulite gallery*
origin of granulites lecture*
     hornfels
hornfels photos- Cochise College
hornfels description
spotted hornfels photo
biotite hornfels photo
     marble
marble photos- Cochise College
polished marbles from China*
polished marbles from Greece*
marble description
marble in thin section
     metaconglomerate
metaconglomerate photos
foliated metaconglomerate
metaconglomerate photo
metaconglomerate
     migmatite
migmatite-text and photos*
granite veined migmatite
granitic migmatite
migmatite definition
     phyllite
phyllite photos- Cochise College
phyllite-photos and text*
phyllitic sheen
phyllite description*
phyllite viewed in thin section
     quartzite
quartzite photos- Cochise College
quartzite-lecture and photos*
quartzite-description
quartzite photo
conglomeratic quartzite
Shawangunk quartzite photo
quartzite viewed in thin section
     schist
schist photos- Cochise College
schist definition
schist description
whiteschist in thin section
talc-tremolite schist thin section
     serpentine
serpentine photos- Cochise College
serpentine-California state rock
serpentine and serpentinite lecture-USGS
the mineral serpentine
serpentine definition
     skarn
skarn photos- Cochise College
skarns and skarn deposits-index page
skarn minerals
skarn and recrystallization minerals-lecture
     slate
slate photos- Cochise College
slates from Brazil*
slates from India*
slate description
slate boulder
slate lecture*
slate in thin section

metamorphic minerals
     andalusite
andalusite photos- Cochise College
andalusite photos
andalusite collecting locations
the mineral andalusite
andalusite
andalusite in thin section

     asbestos
chrysotile asbestos- Cochise College
chrysotile asbestos
chrysotile (serpentine)
asbestos information-USGS

     chlorite
chlorite photos- Cochise College
chlorite photos
chlorite information
the mineral chlorite
chlorite in thin section
     epidote
epidote photos- Cochise College
epidote description

     garnet
garnet photos- Cochise College
garnet mineral group-lecture
economic use of garnet
garnet photos
the garnet group of minerals
garnet information
     graphite
graphite photos- Cochise College
graphite properties
graphite information
graphite data
     jade
nephrite jade photos- Cochise College
jade (actinolite)
nephrite vs. jadeite
nephrite data
nephrite
     kyanite
kyanite photos- Cochise College
     mica
mica photos- Cochise College
the mica group of minerals
mica information-USGS
     serpentine
serpentine photos- Cochise College
the mineral serpentine
     sillimanite
sillimanite photos- Cochise College
sillimanite-Delaware state mineral
sillimanite description
sillimanite photos-Glendale
the mineral sillimanite
sillimanite data
     staurolite
staurolite photos- Cochise College
staurolite photo
staurolite photos-Glendale
staurolite collecting areas
the mineral staurolite
staurolite data
     talc
talc photos- Cochise College
soapstone and talc-Arkansas
the mineral talc
     tremolite
tremolite photos- Cochise College
tremolite information
tremolite photos
the mineral tremolite
tremolite data
     wollastonite
wollastonite photos- Cochise College
wollastonite description
wollastonite information
wollastonite information-USGS
the mineral wollastonite

     views of metamorphic minerals
photos of common metamorphic minerals- Cochise College
metamorphic minerals