Minerals identify

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Bornite

Sulfide mineral

Bornite, also known as peacock ore, is a sulfide mineral with chemical composition Cu S4 that crystallizes in the orthorhombic system (pseudo-cubic).

Identification

Color of mineral

Red
Copper
Brown
Bronze
Purple

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3

The streak

Black

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic

Magnetic

Magnetic