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A rock consisting of at least 90% chromite or magnesiochromite, usually with olivine and/or serpentine. The chromite may be partly altered to ferritchromite.
Classification of ChromititeHide
Mineralogy of ChromititeHide
Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
Anthropocene : 0 Ma to Ma - based on data given below.
|Sample ID||Recorded age||Geologic Time||Dating method|
|1||Halls Creek Shire, Western Australia, Australia||Sun, S. S., Wallace, D. A., Hoatson, D. M., Glikson, A. Y., & Keays, R. R. (1991) Use of geochemistry as a guide to platinum group element potential of mafic-ultramafic rocks: examples from the west Pilbara Block and Halls Creek Mobile Zone, Western Australia. Precambrian Research, 50(1), 1-35.|