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Hornblendite Definition

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1 Definition
1.1 Definition
Hornblendite is a type of igneous plutonic rock consisting mainly of amphibole hornblende and is a type of Amphibolite rock
1.2 History
1.2.1 Origin
Unknown
1.2.2 Discoverer
Unknown
1.3 Etymology
From German, Horn horn + blende
1.4 Class
Igneous Rocks
1.4.1 Sub-Class
Durable Rock, Hard Rock
1.5 Family
1.5.1 Group
Plutonic
1.6 Other Categories
Coarse Grained Rock, Medium Grained Rock, Opaque Rock

Define Hornblendite

Hornblendite is one of the important type of rocks. If we have to define Hornblendite in general, Hornblendite is a type of igneous plutonic rock consisting mainly of amphibole hornblende and is a type of Amphibolite rock. Hornblendite comes under Igneous Rocks. All Igneous Rocks have similar properties and formation process. Along with Hornblendite Definition, know more about the History of Hornblendite, Etymology of Hornblendite in next sections.