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Quartzite
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Metamorphic rock commonly formed by the metanorephism of sandstone
and composed of quartz. Has no rock clevage. Breaks through sand grains
as contrasted to sandstone, which breaks around the grains.
(Reference - Physical Geology - Leet and Judson/ third edition)

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Quartzite Irratic Rock
Nose Hill Park
Calgary, AB
2006/07/04
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