Consider the following statements:
1. Marble is a metamorphic rock resulting from the recrystallization of limestone.
2. Slate is a sedimentary rock that possesses cleavages which permit it to be split into thin sheets
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

Answer: [A] Only 1

Marble is a metamorphic rock resulting from the recrystallization of limestone. Slate belongs to the metamorphic group of rocks and can be defined as a fine grain rock derived from clays and shale and possessing a cleavage that permits it to be split into thin sheets.

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