Quartzite Photos              
Cochise College
Photos of Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Geology Home Page
Roger Weller, geology instructor       




last edited:  4/4/17    number of photos:  4
Quartzite is metamorphosed sandstone.  The sand grains
are so well cemented together that when the rock is
broken the fracture surface cuts through the sand grains.


quartzite from Michigan:  1  2
quartzite, black:  1

quartzite, white:  1

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