Related formshorn·blen·dic, adjective
Examples from the Web for hornblende
Granite is made of quartz, feldspar, and mica, sometimes with added particles of hornblende.Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know|Julia Ellen Rogers
The rocks are liparites, dacites, hornblende and pyroxene andesites.
The disturbance is easily accounted for by the hornblende in the granite, or by other iron-bearing rocks.The Art of Travel|Francis Galton
The floor is formed of the native rock (hornblende), and is very uneven.
The magnetic iron ore is associated with hornblende and quartzite.A Report on Washington Territory|William Henry Ruffner