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Bornite

Rocks & Minerals | Namibia

Introduction: Bornite is often associated with chalcocite and chalcopyrite and together with copper have similar geographic distribution locations. This mineral is named after Ignaz Edler von Born, an Austrian naturalist.

Distribution: Rosh Pinah, Matchless, Kombat and Tsumeb Mines have produced bornite, otherwise it is a fairly rare mineral in Namibia.

Composition: Sulphide

Crystal system: Orthorhombic.

Lustre: Metallic.

Streak: Grey-black.

Hardness: 3.

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