Metamorphic Rocks Subsystem Quiz (SYSB)

  1. Describe the environments of regional and contact metamorphism and contrast the temperature and pressure conditions.
  2. What specific characteristics would you look for in the metamorphic rocks to distinguish rocks from areas of regional and contact metamorphism.
  3. Which rock samples show foliation?
  4. Examine the diagram and explain why quartz is not a good index mineral.