metamorphic rock

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rock altered by pressure and heat

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Plagioclase phenocrysts, on the other hand, are randomly oriented in even the most strongly foliated rocks, suggesting it is unlikely that foliation originated through convective flow.
Modal layering in the Main Zone is sparse and significantly subordinate to massive, mottled, and foliated rocks.