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The term Metamorphic can be associated with a number of meanings:-

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Metamorphic Rocks (2193 words)
Metamorphic grade is a general term for describing the relative temperature and pressure conditions under which metamorphic rocks form.
Within increasing pressure of metamorphism, the pore spaces in which the fluid resides is reduced, and thus the fluid is driven off.
The sequence of metamorphic facies observed in any metamorphic terrain, depends on the geothermal gradient that was present during metamorphism.
Metamorphism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (722 words)
Metamorphic facies are recognizable terranes or zones with an equilibrium assemblage of key minerals that were in equilibrium under specific range of temperature and pressure during a metamorphic event.
As expected, the contact metamorphic effects are greater adjacent to the intrusive rock and fade away toward the exterior of the aureole.
Hydrothermal metamorphism is the result of the interaction of a rock with a high-temperature fluid of variable composition.
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