geology notes : ROCK DEFORMATION AND MASS WASTING

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Metamorphism – Mineralogical, chemical, structural adjustments of solid rocks to new physical and chemical conditions. Rotation - Physical arrangements of minerals. Recrystallization - Internal structures of minerals.

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ROCK DEFORMATIONMetamorphism Mineralogical, chemical, structural adjustments of solid rocks to new physical and chemical conditions.Rotation - Physical arrangements of minerals.Recrystallization - Internal structures of minerals.Rock Deformation - structural adjustments of solid rocks and rock sequences to new physical conditions.Stress the force acting on a surface per unit area.Strain the change in shape or volume of a rock in response to stress.Uniform Stress change in volumeDifferential Stress change in shape DIFFERENTIAL STRESSTYPES OF DEFORMATIONElas

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