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Metamorphic rock formation

Metamorphic rock formation
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Key Info
  • Metamorphic rock formation
  • Duration: 01:11
  • Marble is named as an example of metamorphic rock. The process in which sedimentary and igneous rocks are crushed and melted underground to form metamorphic rock is explained. Limestone to marble and mudstone to slate are given as examples.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Chem: Materials - Rocks

  • Keywords: metamorphic, marble, slate
Ideas for use in class
  • To describe the formation of metamorphic rock from igenous or sedimentary.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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