- hornblende schist,
Origin of hornblende
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
Word Origin for hornblende
The term "Hornblende" is an old German name for any dark, prismatic crystal found with metallic ores but containing no valuable metal (the word "Blende" indicates "a deceiver") [Herbert Bucksch, "Dictionary Geotechnical Engineering," 1995]