In other instances the hornblende predominates to such a degree, that a large or small-grained diorite, or greenstone, results.
As if to collect his thoughts, he had paused, looking away at greenstone Ridge.
The great body of these rocks is a sienite, or sienitic granite, or greenstone.
“Here we are on greenstone Ridge,” the dark-eyed girl went on.
The first includes lavas; trachytes, grayish with rough fracture and mainly glassy; dark basalts: and traps, such as greenstone.
Which being really built of greenstone the story must be true!
The rock in connection is greenstone trap, which is sometimes porphyritic.
Then there arose a dispute about the ownership of a tangiwai (greenstone pendant).
This meri is formed of a piece of greenstone about a foot long, and fined down and broadened out to a flat, thin edge.
In syenite and greenstone it occurs more commonly than orthoclase.