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Comments: Metallic, crystalline bornite crystal with bluish tarnish.
Location: Kamoto mine, Kolwezi, Shaba, Dem. Repub. Congo.
Scale: Size Not Given.
© Lou Perloff / Photo Atlas of Minerals
Bornite: Cu5FeS4 Isomertieite: Pd11Sb2As2 Arsenopalladinite: Pd8(As,Sb)3 Gold: Au
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.
Scale: Picture size 0.1 mm.
© Thomas Witzke / Abraxas-Verlag
Bornite: Cu5FeS4 Briartite: Cu2(Zn,Fe)GeS4 Catamarcaite: Cu6GeWS8
Comments: Briartite-type phase (Bri) in close association with catamarcaite (Ct) lining a cavity in massive bornite (Bn) - chalcocite (Cc) ore; Sp is sphalerite (CanMin v44:1481).
Location: Bornite-rich ore from old dumps near the La Rosario vein, Capillitas epithermal deposit, Catamarca Province, Argentina..
Scale: See Image.
© Canadian Mineralogist