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Barrovian sequence

Part of Hall of Planet Earth.

Barrovian Sequence AMNH/R.Mickens

Exhibition Text

These four samples were originally identical shales whose mineralogy changed as they were subjected to increasing pressure and temperature.

AMNH collection

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Earth Formation/Evolution

Keywords: Shale, Minerals, Mineralogy, Metamorphism (Geology)

Audience: General