What happens to minerals when a rock becomes metamorphic?
Metamorphic rocks form when existing rocks are exposed to the metamorphic forces of heat and pressure. Any existing rock can become a metamorphic rock, whether it is an igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic rock.
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When the heat and pressure are applied to existing rock to transform them into a metamorphic rock, the tiny mineral crystals in the parent rock,...
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Learn how to identify metamorphic rocks. Discover the composition and texture of metamorphic rocks, and study examples of different types of metamorphic rocks.