Hornblende, also known as amphibolite, can help when your argumentative side takes over with friends or loved ones. It helps individuals to accept compromise so that all parties can attain resolution. It is a grounding stone and works well with other minerals and humans.
Promotes unity and integration. Helps dissipate inner conflict and obsessive strain. Helps cope with contrasts by allowing each aspect its necessary space. Good for the small intestine and kidneys as well as for middle and inner ear problems.
It emits a green healing energy. It can help to increase abundance and prosperity. It works well to heal the root chakra.
| PHYSICAL PROPERTIES|
Color: Black or dark green.
Crystal System: Tetrahedron
Crystal Habits: Hexagonal granular.
Cleavage: Imperfect at 56 and 124 degrees.
Hardness: 5 to 6
Specific Gravity: 2.9 - 3.4
Streak: Brown to gray
Associated Minerals: Quartz, feldspars, augite, magnetite, micas and many medium grade metamorphic rocks.
Best Field Indicators: Crystal habit, color and cleavage.