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Bornite with Chalcopyrite

#RW50102

Bornite with Chalcopyrite

#RW50102
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu5FeS4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Magma mine, Pinal Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
ore mineral , sulfide , copper

Bornite is an important ore of Copper. It contains 63.3% copper. It is a common and widespread hydrothermal mineral. 

This specimen is a fantastic chunk of pure Bornite with a beautiful metallic violet color.

Bornite

Formula
Cu5FeS4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Reniform, Granular 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
copper red, bronze brown, purple 
Streak
grayish black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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