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13: Metamorphic Rocks and Processes

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    After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

    • Classify metamorphic rocks based on their texture and mineral content and explain the origins of these differences.
    • Determine the grade of metamorphism based on grain size and possible index minerals.
    • Recognize metamorphic environments and types of metamorphism.

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