noun. a mineral consisting of sulfides of copper and iron that is found in copper deposits.
- peacock ore
- atomic number 29
- -ite (English)
- Born (English)
Sentences with bornite
1. Noun, singular or mass
Important sources of copper include chalcopyrite and bornite.
The most abundant minerals are chalcopyrite, bornite, enargit, tetrahedrite, sphalerite and galena.