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These other members of the metamorphic series are, in this case, considered as subordinate to the true gneiss.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
The clay slate is metamorphic, being almost entirely composed of mica.The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom|P. L. Simmonds
Metamorphic rocks—rocks that have been altered by great heat, pressure, or both.Natural Gemstones|Various
The mountains along the canyon are all of metamorphic rock, splintered and shivered by too rapid cooling.A Summer's Outing|Carter H. Harrison
Metamorphic rocks have lost not only their original structure and appearance, but also their included organic remains, or fossils.Extinct Monsters|H. N. Hutchinson