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Foliation Processes

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This activity contains 5 questions.

Question 1
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Because foliation results from the application of pressure, it is commonly found in ___________.
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Question 2
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Deformation in response to stress applied to rock can cause a change in the rock's ___________.
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Question 3
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Under the application of normal stresses, the preferred orientation of rod- and sheet-shaped minerals in a metamorphic rock will be ___________.
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Question 4
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While working in the field, you find a quartzite in an outcrop. The type of foliation you would observe in this metamorphic rock is ___________.
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Question 5
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Which type of foliation would you expect to see when normal stress is applied to a granite?
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