What type of rock is quartzite?


What type of rock is quartzite?

Types of Rocks:

Rocks are typically classified as igneous (formed from magma/lava), sedimentary (formed from compacted pieces of sediment), or metamorphic (formed from other rocks that are subjected to intense pressure, heat, or chemical processes).

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Quartzite is a metamorphic rock. Quartzite is formed when quartz sandstone is subjected to high levels of heat and pressure (generally from tectonic...

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What is Quartzite? - Properties, Uses & Facts


Chapter 11 / Lesson 5

Quartzite rocks are found all over the world. Learn about the different types and properties of these rocks. Explore how quartzite is formed, where it is found, and the minerals in quartzite.

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