bornite


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Related to bornite: chalcocite, Enargite, covellite
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a mineral consisting of sulfides of copper and iron that is found in copper deposits

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Moving ahead with a potential mine at Bornite will provide more jobs, royalties, and contracting opportunities.
Over the next few months, Trilogy will complete flotation test work focused on concentrating cobalt into a pyrite-rich product that can be considered for further upgrading and recovery of cobalt metal at the Bornite site.
Although the degree of enrichment (fractionation factor) is different for a variety of copper sulfides (chalcopyrite, chalcocite, bornite, and enargite), in each case, the reactions produce cupric copper ([Cu.sup.+]2) in solution which always has greater [delta][sup.65]Cu [per thousand] than the starting mineral.
In this area observed copper mineralization as hypogenous (chalcopyrite and bornite) and supergene (malachite and azurite).
For example, aluminum is made from the mineral bauxite, and copper is extracted from bornite or malachite.
Mineralization consists of megascopic and microscopic molybdenite, pyrite, minor chalcopyrite and rare bornite.
Some of these displayed spectacular bornite rims and contained minor amounts of galena as well as betekhtinite and other copper sulfides.
Antimony-like behaviour showed Kupferglas (Chalcocite, [Cu.sub.2]S), Buntkupfererz (Bornite, [Cu.sub.5]Fe[S.sub.4]) and blattriger Magnetkies (Pyrrhotite, [Fe.sub.1-x]S).
The deposits tend to be characterised by a strong correlation between the distribution of copper sulphides (chalcopyrite and bornite) and gold as the native metal in addition to having a notably higher magnetite content.
Proterozoic basalts and some sedimentary members of the Richmond Gulf Group (Chandler 1988) located around Guillaume-Delisle Lake in the southwestern part of the region host redbed-type deposits containing chalcocite and bornite (Labbe and Lacoste 2004).
ABROWN, or Bornite as it's known in the trade, isn't the most flattering hue for a Benz and the manual gearbox doesn't help either.
In reality, there are more types of concentrate (low bismuth, high bismuth and bornite copper) but these are not separated by water.
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CARROLLITE REPLACEMENT TEXTURES IN BORNITE PODS AT THE SWEET WATER MINE, VIBURNUM TREND, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.
Both contain chalcopyrite, bornite and pyrite, as well as intense networks of magnetite and/or hematite with or without quartz veins and veinlets.