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Ferrichromite

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Formula:
Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4
A variety of Chromite

A member of Chromite-Magnetite Series - a ferrian variety of Chromite with Fe3+ contents 0,50-1 apfu.


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Chemical Properties of FerrichromiteHide

Formula:
Fe2+(Cr3+,Fe3+)2O4

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Localities for FerrichromiteHide

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Parry Co.
Ashley, P. M., & Brownlow, J. W. (1993). Silica-carbonate alteration zones in the Great Serpentinite Belt, southern New England Orogen: their nature and significance. New England Orogen. University of New England, Armidale, Australia, 197-214.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Ring of Fire
        • BMA527861 Area
Laarman,J.E. 2014. A DETAILED METALLOGENIC STUDY OF THE MCFAULDS LAKE CHROMITE DEPOSITS, NORTHERN ONTARIO , PhD Thesis, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Egypt
 
  • Red Sea
    • Eastern Desert
Abdel‐Karim, A. A. M., & El‐Shafei, S. A. (2018). Mineralogy and chemical aspects of some ophiolitic metaultramafics, central Eastern Desert, Egypt: Evidences from chromites, sulphides and gangues. Geological Journal, 53(2), 580-599.
Iraq
 
  • Iraqi Kurdistan
    • Sulaymaniyah
      • Mawat ophiolite complex
Mohammad, Y. O. (2013). P–T evolution of meta-peridotite in the Penjwin ophiolite, northeastern Iraq. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 6(2), 505-518.
Mexico
 
  • Puebla
    • Tehuitzingo Municipality
Proenza, J.; Ortega-Gutierrez, F.; Camprubí, A.; Tritlla, J.; Elias-Herrera, M. and Reyes-Salas, M. (2004) "The Paleozoic serpentinite-enclosed chromitites from Tehuitzingo (Acatlan Complex, SW Mexico): a petrological, mineralogical, and PGE-distribution study". Journal of South American Earth Sciences , 16,. 649-666.
Pakistan
 
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
    • Mansehra District
      • Kaghan Valley
        • Naran
Jan, M. Q., & Khan, M. A. (1996). Petrology of gem peridot from Sapat mafic-ultramafic complex, Kohistan, NW Himalaya. Geological Bulletin, University of Peshawar, 29, 17-26.
Russia
 
  • Sayan Mts
Kiseleva, O. N., Zhmodik, S. M., Damdinov, B. B., Agafonov, L. V., & Belyanin, D. K. (2014). Composition and evolution of PGE mineralization in chromite ores from the Il’chir ophiolite complex (Ospa–Kitoi and Khara-Nur areas, East Sayan). Russian Geology and Geophysics, 55(2), 259-272.
UK
 
  • Scotland
    • Shetland
      • Unst
5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64; O’Driscoll, B., Garwood, R., Day, J. M., & Wogelius, R. (2018). Platinum-group element remobilization and concentration in the Cliff chromitites of the Shetland Ophiolite Complex, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 82(3), 471-490.
 
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