Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 6th Standard
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Find the difference between - Sedimentary and metamorphic rocks - Geography

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Sedimentary and metamorphic rocks

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Sedimentary Rocks Metamorphic Rocks
These rocks are formed due to continuous deposition and compaction of weathered pieces of rocks transported to various places by wind, glaciers, rivers, etc. Metamorphic rocks are formed from Igneous and Sedimentary rocks. These rocks undergo recrystallization when they are subjected to tremendous heat and pressure caused due to volcanic activity and movements in the earth’s interior.
These rocks are brittle, layered, and light in weight. These rocks are heavy, hard, and recrystallized.
They show presence of fossils. They lack fossils.
Example: Sandstone, limestone, etc. Example: Marble, slate, diamond, etc.
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Balbharati Geography 6th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 Rocks and Rock Types
Exercise | Q (C) . (2) | Page 44
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