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63.6: Metamorphic rocks

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    Here are 20 samples (or sample sets) of metamorphic rock that you will use to answer lab questions. Examine each sample in detail by zooming in and exploring its composition and texture.

    Sample A:

    Sample B:

    Sample C:

    Sample D:

    Sample E:

    Samples F1 (top) and F2 (bottom):

    Sample G:

    Sample H:

    Sample I:

    Sample J:

    Sample K1, contact with gray wall rock:

    Sample K2, side view (left); Sample K2, bottom view (right):

    Sample L, opposite side views:

    Sample M:

    Sample N:

    Sample O:

    Samples P1 (left) and P2 (right):

    Sample Q:

    Sample R:

    Sample S:

    Sample T:


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