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Metamorphic

meta·​mor·​phic | ˌme-tə-ˈmȯr-fik

adjective

A rock that has been affected by pressure, heat, and water, resulting in a more compact and highly crystalline condition

Some gemstones found in metamorphic rock include beryls (aquamarine, emerald, morganite), ruby, sapphire, spinel, and zircon.

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