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Chromitite

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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.


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Classification of ChromititeHide

Mineralogy of ChromititeHide

Essential minerals - these are minerals that are required within the classification of this rock:
ChromiteFe2+Cr3+2O4
Non-essential minerals - these minerals are common, sometimes major components, but are not always present:
OlivineEquivalent to Fayalite-Forsterite Series; usually a more or less Fe-bearing forsterite.
SerpentineA group of phyllosilicate minerals.

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