Bornite Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N side Kleanza Creek, NE of Terrace, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°36'00''N, 128°15'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103I/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 October 1951 on 103 I, as identified in 1914 BC Mines Report.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Bornite is a brittle metallic-looking mineral that consists of a sulfide of copper and iron; a valuable copper ore (in turn named after Ignaz von Born ( -1791), Austrian mineralogist.)

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office