• Bornite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bornite Bornite has a brown to copper-red color on fresh surfaces that tarnishes to various iridescent shades of blue to purple in places. Its striking iridescence gives it the nickname peacock copper or peacock ore. Mineralogy. Bornite is an important copper ore mineral and occurs widely in porphyry copper deposits along with the more common chalcopyrite.
  • Bornite: A mineral, an ore of copper, often called ...

    geology.com/minerals/bornite.shtml Bornite is a popular and fast-selling mineral specimen at museums, mineral shows, and tourist shops. However, some material sold as "peacock ore" has a tarnish with spectacular colors - greatly exceeding what is expected on bornite. This material is frequently chalcopyrite that has been intentionally tarnished with acid.
  • Bornite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-727.html Argentiferous Bornite: A silver-bearing variety of bornite. Half-Bornite: A variety from Zechstein copper deposits of the Fore-Sudetic Monocline, Poland; characterized by a 50% deficit in Fe. Compare the variety Quatr-Bornite. Quatr-Bornite: A variety from Zechstein copper deposits of the Fore-Sudetic Monocline, Poland; characterized by a 75% ...
  • Bornite peacock ore: The mineral Bornite information and ...

    www.minerals.net/mineral/bornite.aspx Bornite is an ore mineral of copper, and is known for its iridescent tarnish. "Peacock Ore", which is sold to amateur mineral collectors and tourists, is often labeled as a variety of Bornite.However, most Peacock Ore in reality is Chalcopyrite treated with acid, which produces a strongly-colored iridescent tarnish.Bornite is named for Ignatius von Born, an Austrian mineralogist and ...
  • Bornite - Crystal Meanings - Spirit Of ISIS Crystals

    www.spiritofisis.org/knowledge/crystal_files/bornite.htm Bornite is a copper iron sulphide mineral. Bornite has a brown to copper-red colour that tarnishes to an iridescent purple on exposure to air. Its purple to bronze iridescence gives it the nickname Peacock Ore or Peacock Copper. Bornite and Chalcopyrite can be treated with acid to artificially enhance the iridescent tarnish and is sold as ...
  • BORNITE (Copper Iron Sulfide) - Amethyst Galleries

    www.galleries.com/Bornite Bornite is an important copper ore mineral. It ranks up there with many of the other copper ores such as chalcocite, chalcopyrite, covellite, digenite, cuprite and tetrahedrite. As a mineral specimen, bornite is usually lacking. Good crystals are rare and thus bornite is commonly known as simply a massive mineral ore.
  • Bornite Mineral Data

    webmineral.com/data/Bornite.shtml Bornite Isomertieite Arsenopalladinite Gold. Comments: Light grayish grain of intimately intergrown isomertieite and arsenopalladinite (in the center of the picture), with pale yellow gold and brownish to violet bornite.Polished section (from microprobe analysis) in reflected light. Location: Noril'sk, Putoran Mts, Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia.
  • Bornite | mineral | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/bornite Bornite, a copper-ore mineral, copper and iron sulfide (Cu5FeS4). Typical occurrences are found in Mount Lyell, Tasmania; Chile; Peru; and Butte, Mont., U.S. Bornite, one of the common copper minerals, forms isometric crystals but is seldom found in these forms. It alters readily upon weathering
  • Bornite Mineral | Physical - Optical Properties ...

    geologyscience.com/minerals/bornite Bornite is a one of nature’s most colorful minerals thats are copper iron sulfide named after the Austrian mineralogist Ignaz von Born (1742–91). A major ore of copper, its natural color can be coppery red, coppery brown, or bronze.
  • Does Peacock Ore (Bornite) Have Healing Properties? Find ...

    crystalbenefits.com/healing-properties-of-peacock-ore-bornite Bornite is a multicolored copper iron sulfide mineral ore. It was named after a mineralogist, Ignaz von Born. Its metallic finish when tarnished, gives out magnificent colors of deep purples, blues, and reds. You guessed that correct! That’s why it is called peacock ore. It was called so by the early miners, and is a term given to Bornite or ...