Metamorphic Rock Gallery
Rocks can be transformed under heat and pressure. This is called metamorphism. Metamorphic rocks have therefore changed from sedimentary, igneous - or other metamorphic - rocks into new rocks with different minerals, textures, colours, etc. They can be very hard and very beautiful.
gneiss schist slate amphibolite
Carrara marble serpentinite eclogite andalusite hornfels
marble hornblende schist phyllite cordierite hornfels
quartzite fault breccia cataclasite
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