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EtymologyEdit

Born +‎ -ite, after Ignaz von Born, Austrian mineralogist.

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bornite (plural bornites)

  1. (mineralogy) A reddish mineral that tarnishes on exposure to air; it is a mixed sulfide of iron and copper with the chemical formula Cu5FeS and is an important ore of copper.

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  • Bornite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • bornite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

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