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Title: Foliation.
Caption: This animation contains three parts. In the first a rock is subjected to normal stress, and then another rock is subjected to shear stress. The second shows the conditions that lead to formation of alternating mineral bands. The third illustrates the process of mineral flattening.
Keywords: metamorphism, metamorphic rocks, foliation, foliated textures, minerals, shear stresses, crystallization, dissolution, flattening