Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Bornite Psm Chalcocite

Views:
Watches:
SHS17260

Bornite Psm Chalcocite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Botallack Mine, St Just, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.4 × 2.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Description

Bornite pseudomorphs after chalcocite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bornite

Formula: 
Cu5FeS4
Strunz: 
2.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Chalcocite

Formula: 
Cu2S
Strunz: 
2.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Item Toolbox