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					Metamorphic Rocks
Name                        Texture     Parent Rock           Grade          Type of Metamorphism
White marble                Nonfoliated Limestone             High           Dynamic/contact/regional
Pink marble                 Nonfoliated Limestone             High           Dynamic/contact/regional
Blue grey marble            Nonfoliated Limestone             High           Dynamic/contact/regional
Dolomitic marble            Nonfoliated Limestone             High           Dynamic/contact/regional
Black quartzite             Nonfoliated Sandstone             High           Contact/Regional
Green quartzite             Nonfoliated Sandstone             High           Contact/Regional
White quartzite             Nonfoliated Sandstone             High           Contact/Regional
Pink quartzite              Nonfoliated Sandstone             High           Contact/Regional
Kyanite quartzite           Nonfoliated Sandstone             High           Contact/Regional
Purple quartzite            Nonfoliated Sandstone             High           Contact/Regional
Hornfels                    Nonfoliated Any dark mud rock     Low            Contact
Serpentine                  Nonfoliated Peridotite            Low            Contact
Greenstone                  Nonfoliated Basalt w/chlorite     Low            Regional
Serpentinite                Nonfoliated Peridotite            Low            Regional
Amphibolite                 Nonfoliated Basalt w/hornblende   High           Regional
                                        Sandstone and
Garnet Wollastonite skarn   Nonfoliated Limestone             High           Contact
Taconite                    Nonfoliated Sandstone w/iron      Intermediate   Contact
Eclogite                    Nonfoliated Basalt                High           Regional
Green slate                 Foliated    Shale                 Low            Contact
Grey slate                  Foliated    Shale                 Low            Contact
Red slate                   Foliated    Shale                 Low            Contact
Chiastolite slate           Foliated    Shale                 Low            Contact


Phyllite                    Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Red phyllite                Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Vishnu schist               Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Garnetiferous mica schist   Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Mica schist                 Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Graphite in schist          Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Crumbled mica schist        Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Tourmaline mica schist      Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Schist graphite             Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Staurolite in schist        Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Quartz sericite schist      Foliated      Shale               Intermediate   Regional
Biotite gneiss              Foliated      Granite             High           Regional
Granitoid gneiss            Foliated      Granite             High           Regional
Pink biotite gneiss         Foliated      Granite             High           Regional
Diorite gneiss              Foliated      Diorite             High           Regional
Augen gneiss                Foliated      Granite             High           Regional
Sillimanite garnet gneiss   Foliated      Granite             High           Regional
Anthracite coal             Nonfoliated   Bituminous Coal     Low            Regional
Notes




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