Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

ESCI 121
Spring 2006

Daily Objectives #14 (March 2, 2006)                                                                        Dr. Sanders

By the end of today’s class, you should be able to do the following:

* Explain what changes take place in rocks during metamorphism as a result of increased heat and pressure.

* Define foliation and explain how it develops in rocks composed of platy minerals.

* Examining hand samples of metamorphic rocks, identify those exhibiting foliation and those that are non-foliated.

Department of Earth Science | Northeastern Illinois University

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