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The foliated structure is very common in

[A]. sedimentary rocks
[B]. igneous rocks
[C]. metamorphic rocks
[D]. none of these.

Answer: Option C


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Akmal Panezai said: (Aug 1, 2014)  
Foliation is the repetitive layers in metamorphic rocks.

Gaurav Verma said: (Mar 14, 2015)  
Because metamorphic rocks formed due to high pressure and temp. So foliated str is generally formed in metamorphic rocks.

V.Mani said: (Apr 30, 2015)  
Layer by layer rocks up to 20 km.

Raj said: (Jul 27, 2016)  
Explain the formation of layer?

Amit Ami Sharma said: (Dec 11, 2016)  
Foliated structure means in the form of sheets as slate which is a metamorphic rock.

Mohit said: (Jul 24, 2017)  
Except for marble and quartzite only.

All general metamorphic rocks are foliated rocks.

Arvind Kumar Yadav said: (Nov 15, 2018)  
Right @Mohit.

Except for marble and quartzite only.

Zala said: (Nov 20, 2019)  
Foliation in geology refers to repetitive layering in metamorphic rocks. Each layer can be as thin as a sheet of paper, or over a meter in thickness. The word comes from the Latin folium, meaning "leaf", and refers to the sheet-like planar structure.

Abubakar said: (Jan 27, 2020)  
Is foliated structure is not common in sedimentary rocks?

Dhiraj Pal said: (Dec 28, 2020)  
Metamorphic rock is a distributed layer.

Praveen Yadav said: (Jan 23, 2022)  
All metamorphic rocks are foliated structures except marble and quartzite.

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