Explore Metamorphic Rock, Magma Chamber, and more!

Explore related topics

Hornfels: Metamorphic Rock - Pictures, Definition & More

Hornfels is a fine-grained nonfoliated metamorphic rock with no specific composition. It is produced by contact metamorphism. Hornfels is a rock that was "baked" while near a heat source such as a magma chamber, sill, or dike.

Quartzite is a non-foliated metamorphic rock that is produced by the metamorphism of sandstone. It is composed primarily of quartz.  Another staple in VA

Quartzite is a non-foliated metamorphic rock that is produced by the metamorphism of sandstone. It is composed primarily of quartz. The specimen above is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

Slate Metamorphic Rock - Red $4.00

Red slate metamorphic rocks are a metamorphosed shale. Slate can vary in color and is easily broken into sheets for building materials.

Marble Metamorphic Rock - White,crystalline texture, reacts to HCL, non-foliated

Marble Metamorphic Rock - White,crystalline texture, reacts to acid, non-foliated. Its parent rock is limestone.

Shale is a clastic sedimentary rock that is made up of clay-size (less then 1/256 millimeter in diameter) weathering debris. It typically breaks into thin flat pieces. The specimen shown above is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

Shale is a clastic sedimentary rock that is made up of clay-size (less then millimeter in diameter) weathering debris. It typically breaks into thin flat pieces. The specimen shown above is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

Slate is a foliated metamorphic rock that is formed through the metamorphism of shale. It is a low grade metamorphic rock that splits into thin pieces. The specimen shown above is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

Slate is a foliated metamorphic rock that is formed through the metamorphism of shale. It is a low grade metamorphic rock that splits into thin pieces. The specimen shown above is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock that is produced from the metamorphism of limestone. It is composed primarily of calcium carbonate. The specimen shown above is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock that is produced from the metamorphism of limestone or dolostone. It is composed primarily of calcium carbonate.

Schist is metamorphic rock with well developed foliation. It often contains significant amounts of mica which allow the rock to split into thin pieces. It is a rock of intermediate metamorphic grade between phyllite and gneiss. The specimen shown above is a "chlorite schist" because it contains a significant amount of chlorite. It is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

muscovite schist-Schist is metamorphic rock with well developed foliation. It often contains significant amounts of mica which allow the rock to split into thin pieces. It is a rock of intermediate metamorphic grade between phyllite and gneiss.

Sandstone is a clastic sedimentary rock made up mainly of sand-size (1/16 to 2 millimeter diameter) weathering debris. Environments where large amounts of sand can accumulate include beaches, deserts, flood plains and deltas. The specimen shown above is about two inches (five centimeters) across.

pictures the three rocks igneous sedimentary and - 28 images - pictures the three rocks igneous sedimentary and, igneous rocks information exles of igneous rock and, sedimentary rock dcis grade earth science, rocks and the rock cycle kidcyber, types of

Diamictite

List of all Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic Rock Types with Pictures and Links to Specific Articles about each Type of Rock.

IXL - Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks (4th grade science practice)

Practicing Fourth grade science: 'Classify rocks as igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic'

IXL - Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks (4th grade science practice)

Practicing Fourth grade science: 'Classify rocks as igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic'

Mica Rock | ... is a foliated metamorphic rock that is composed of mica minerals

Mica Rock | ... is a foliated metamorphic rock that is composed of mica minerals

Hornfels - The main contact-metamorphic rock - Photo courtesy Fed on Wikimedia Commons

Do You Know Which Rocks Are Metamorphic?

Hornfels is a tough, fine-grained rock that is made by contact metamorphism where magma bakes and recrystallizes the surrounding rocks. Note how it breaks across the original bedding.

Pinterest
Search