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Aluminian Chromite

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About Aluminian ChromiteHide

A variety of Chromite

An Al-bearing variety of chromite; Cr:Al may vary from 3:1 to 1:1.
Part of the Chromite-Hercynite Series.

Chemical Properties of Aluminian ChromiteHide


Synonyms of Aluminian ChromiteHide

Other Language Names for Aluminian ChromiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
2 photos of Aluminian Chromite associated with RedledgeiteBa(Ti4+6Cr3+2)O16
2 photos of Aluminian Chromite associated with Chromian ClinochloreMg5(Al,Cr)2Si3O10(OH)8

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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 Aluminian ChromiteHide

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.

Locality ListHide

- 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.
  • Paraná
    • Rio Negro
Gomes, C.B. & Keil, K. (1980) Brazilian Stony Meteorites: University of New Mexico Press: Albuquerque. pp. 162.
  • Aktobe Region
    • Kargaly
P.M. Kartashov data
  • Silesian Voivodeship
Włodyka R. 2003: SPINEL MINERALS IN PICRITE ROCKS OF THE TESCHENITEPICRITE FORMATION. Mineralogical Society of Poland - Special Papers, vol. 22, pp. 228-230
  • Permskaya Oblast
    • Gornozavodskii area
      • Saranovskaya Village (Sarany)
P.M. Kartashov data
  • Sayan Mountains
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.
Grigor’eva, A. V., Damdinov, B. B., & Sluzhenikin, S. F. (2018). Ore Mineralization in Ultramafic and Metasomatic Rocks of the Ospin–Kitoi Massif, Eastern Sayan. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(2), 121-141.
  • Sverdlovsk Oblast
    • Malyshevo
Popov, M. P., Sorokina, E. S., Kononkova, N. N., Nikolaev, A. G., & Karampelas, S. (2019, June). New Data on the Genetic Linkage of the Beryl and Chrysoberyl Chromophores of the Ural’s Emerald Mines with Chromium-Bearing Spinels of the Bazhenov Ophiolite Complex. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 486, No. 2, pp. 630-633). Pleiades Publishing.
  • Tyumen Oblast
Shmelev V.R., Perevozchikov B.V., Moloshag V.P. (2014) The Rai-Iz ophiolite massif in the Polar Urals: geology and chromite deposits. Field trip guidebook. 12th International Platinum Symposium. Yekaterinburg: IGG UB RAS, 2014. 44 р.
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
Spiridonov, E. M., Ariskin, A. A., Kislov, E. V., Korotaeva, N. N., Nikolaev, G. S., Pshenitsyn, I. V., & Yapaskurt, V. O. (2018). Laurite and Ir-osmium from plagioclase lherzolite of the Yoko–Dovyren mafic–ultramafic pluton, Northern Baikal Region. Geology of Ore Deposits, 60(3), 210-219.
      • Okinsky District
Kiseleva, O.N.; Airiyants, E.V.; Belyanin, D.K.; Zhmodik, S.M. (2020) Podiform Chromitites and PGE Mineralization in the Ulan-Sar’dag Ophiolite (East Sayan, Russia). Minerals 10, 141.
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Brezno District
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
The Moon
  • Mare Crisium
Pavel M. Kartashov analythical data of 2016
  • Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility)
Agrell, S. O., Boyd, F. R., Bunch, T. E., Cameron, E. N., Dence, M. R., Douglas, J. A. V., (1970) Titanian chromite, aluminian chromite and chromian ulvöspinel from Apollo 11 rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement, Volume 1. Proceedings of the Apollo 11 Lunar Science Conference held 5-8 January, 1970 in Houston, TX. Volume 1: Mineraolgy and Petrology. Edited by A. A. Levinson. New York: Pergammon Press, 1970., p.81
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