hornblende schist EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Petrography. a variety of schist containing needles of hornblende that lie in parallel planes. Liberaldictionary.com
Origin of hornblende schist First recorded in 1815–25 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for hornblende schist Historical Examples of hornblende schist
This killas is converted into hornblende-schist near the contact with the veins.
Many outcrops of similar rocks have been traced in the northern zones of the Alps, often with serpentine and hornblende-schist.
The term is to some extent synonymous with “amphibolite” and “hornblende-schist.”