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Categories: Metamorphic rocks, Earth's crust, Wikipedia articles incorporating text from the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica, Metamorphic petrology, Articles with short description
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metamorphic rock  Shale metamorphosism  high-grade metamorphic rock  metamorphic  metamorphic mineral
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Rock altered by pressure and heat WordNet 3.0
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Metamorphic rocks arise from the transformation of existing rock to new types of rock, in a process called metamorphism. Wikipedia
Rock arising from metamorphism, in which an original rock is subjected to heat and pressure causing profound physical or chemical change Wikidata
One of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth; consists of pre-existing rock mass in which new minerals or textures are formed at higher temperatures and greater pressures than those present on the Earth's surface. Wiktionary
One of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth. Wiktionary (translation)