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Ferritchromit

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Named by Spangenberg (1943) in allusion to the enriched ferric iron content of this chromite variety.
An altered variety of chromite, enriched in ferric iron.


Classification of Ferritchromit

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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.

References for Ferritchromit

Reference List:
Mellini, M., Rumori, C. & Viti, C. 2005. Hydrothermally reset magmatic spinels in retrograde serpentinites: formation of “ferritchromit” rims and chlorite aureoles. Contrib Mineral Petrol (2005) 149: 266.

Wyllie, 2000. Compositional zoning in unusual Zn-rich chromite from the Sykesville district of Maryland and its bearing on the origin of "ferritchromit'. American Mineralogist. 72, 413-422.

Ulmer, G.C. (1974) Alterarion of chromite during serpentinization in the Pennsylvania-Maryland district. American Mineralogist, 59, l236-l24l.

Spangenberg, K, (1943) Die Chromitlagerstatte von Tampadel am Zobten. Zeitschrift fur Praktische Geologie, 51, 13-35.

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Localities for Ferritchromit

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Cameroon
 
  • East Region
    • Lomié
Dzemua, G. L., & Gleeson, S. A. (2012). Petrography, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry of the Nkamouna Serpentinite: Implications for the Formation of the Cobalt-Manganese Laterite Deposit, Southeast Cameroon. Economic Geology, 107(1), 25-41.
Greece
 
  • Macedonia Department
    • Kozáni Prefecture
      • Kozáni and Grevena prefectures border area
Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Grieco, G., & Merlini, A. (2012). Chromite alteration processes within Vourinos ophiolite. International journal of earth sciences, 101(6), 1523-1533.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku region
      • Okayama prefecture
        • Niimi City
Toshio Nozaka and Tsugio Shibata (1994) Petrography of primary peridotitesfrom the Ohsa-yama area, Okayama Prefecture. Okayama University Earth Science Report, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1-8
          • Shingo-takase
Bamba, T. (1978). The alpine chrome ores from Japan. 北海道大学理学部紀要= Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University. Series 4, Geology and mineralogy, 18(1-2), 167-179.
Pakistan
 
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province)
    • Malakand District (Malakand Agency)
Ahmed, Z. and Bevan, J.C. (1981) Awaruite, iridian awaruite, and a new Ru-Os-Ir-Ni-Fe alloy from the Sakhakot-Quila complex, Malakand agency, Pakistan. Mineralogical Magazine: 44: 225-230.
    • Swat District (Swat Valley)
Arif, M. & Moon, C. J. (2007) Nickel-rich chromian muscovite from the Indus suture ophiolite, NW Pakistan: Implications for emerald genesis and exploration. Geochemical Journal, 41:475-482
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