See also: Bornite

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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 Barthelmy, David (accessed 29 August 2016) Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1]
  • bornite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016
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