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Which of the following is a metamorphic rock formed from shale?

a. limestone b. gneiss c. slate d. sandstone

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Which of the following is a metamorphic rock formed from shale?

a. limestone
b. gneiss
c. slate
d. sandstone

Answer

Shales that are subject to heat and pressure of metamorphism alter into a hard, fissile, metamorphic rock known as slate.
With continued increase in metamorphic grade the sequence is phyllite, then schist and finally to gneiss.

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