hornblende schist

hornblende schist

hornblende schist EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Petrography. a variety of schist containing needles of hornblende that lie in parallel planes. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • 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.

    A Manual of Elementary Geology

    Charles Lyell.

  • Many outcrops of similar rocks have been traced in the northern zones of the Alps, often with serpentine and hornblende-schist.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4


  • The term is to some extent synonymous with “amphibolite” and “hornblende-schist.”

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6


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