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Name: ______________________
Date: __________ P: ____
Metamorphic Rocks
Use Chapter 2 section 4 to answer the following questions. Pages 44-49.
1. Metamorphic rocks are rocks in which _____________,
______________, or __________________ of the rock has
changed.
2. The temperature, at which most metamorphism occurs, ranges from
_______ to _________.
3. Most metamorphic change takes place at depths greater than
____________.
4. Metamorphism occurs when _________________ and
_________________ inside the Earth’s crust change.
5. Minerals known as index minerals are used to estimate the
______________, _____________, and _____________ at which
a rock undergoes metamorphism.
6. All metamorphic rock has one of two textures – ______________
or _________________.
7. The texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are
arranged in planes or bands is called ______________________.
8. The texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are not
arranged in planes or bands is called _____________________.
9. Crystals of minerals may change in size or the mineral may change in
composition in a process called ____________________.
10. ______________________ is a change in the shape of a rock
caused by a force placed on it.