Chapter 7-Metamorphic Rocks

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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-lecture and illustrations*
metamorphism and metamorphic rocks*
metamorphism terminology
cataclastic metamorphism
metamorphic grade

metamorphic grade and
corresponding minerals
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
metamorphic foliation lecture*
foliated textures of metamorphic rocks*
     schistose
schistosity
    
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 definition
     granulite
granulite gallery*
origin of granulites lecture*
     hornfels
hornfels photos- Cochise College
     marble
marble photos- Cochise College
polished marbles from China*
polished marbles from Greece*
     metaconglomerate
foliated metaconglomerate
     migmatite
migmatite-text and photos*
migmatite definition
     phyllite
phyllite photos- Cochise College
phyllitic sheen
phyllite description*
     quartzite
quartzite photos- Cochise College
quartzite photo
conglomeratic quartzite
Shawangunk quartzite photo
     schist
schist photos- Cochise College
     serpentine
serpentine photos- Cochise College
serpentine-California state rock
the mineral serpentine
serpentine definition
     skarn
skarn photos- Cochise College
skarn minerals
     slate
slate photos- Cochise College
slates from Brazil*
slates from India*
slate boulder
slate lecture*

metamorphic minerals
     andalusite
andalusite photos- Cochise College
andalusite photos
the mineral andalusite
andalusite
     asbestos
chrysotile asbestos- Cochise College
chrysotile asbestos
chrysotile (serpentine)
asbestos information-USGS

     chlorite
chlorite photos- Cochise College
chlorite photos
chlorite information
the mineral chlorite
     epidote
epidote photos- Cochise College
     garnet
garnet photos- Cochise College
garnet mineral group-lecture
the garnet group of minerals
garnet information
     graphite
graphite photos- Cochise College
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
     serpentine
serpentine photos- Cochise College
the mineral serpentine
     sillimanite
sillimanite photos- Cochise College
sillimanite photos-Glendale
sillimanite data
     staurolite
staurolite photos- Cochise College
staurolite photo
staurolite photos-Glendale
the mineral staurolite
staurolite data
     talc
talc photos- Cochise College
the mineral talc
     tremolite
tremolite photos- Cochise College
tremolite information
tremolite photos
the mineral tremolite
tremolite data
     wollastonite
wollastonite photos- Cochise College
wollastonite information
the mineral wollastonite

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