This specimen comes from Kosovská Mitrovica, from the mines in Třepča. Bournonite consists of steel gray, metallic shiny, grooved, longitudinally elongated crystals reaching a size of up to 7 mm, which grow into quartz crystals together with pyrite and calcite.

Origin Europe » Kosovo » Kosovska Mitrovica » Trepca
Size category Miniature (4-7 cm)
Size 6,0 x 4,3 x 4,9 cm
Weight 218 g
The biggest crystal 0,8 x 0,7 x 0,6 cm


Bouronite was discovered in 1805 by Robert Jameson, who named the new mineral in honor of mineralogist Jacques-Louis's , Comte de Bournon. Bournonite crystals are relatively abundant, usually tabular in appearance of a square, vertical surface grooved. Very often twins and form the so-called "wheel ore". Piece and grainy, ingrown and solid.

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