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Chromite

#62055

Chromite

#62055
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Fe2+Cr2O4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Manila Bay, Philippines
Tagged
ore mineral

Black anhedral grains of Chromite to 2mm. Chromium crystals are very rare. Chromium is a silvery white extremely hard metal Moh's - 9, while Chromite has a hardness of 5.5. It is used in the metallurgical industry to enhance hardness and resistance to corrosion.

Chromite

Formula
Fe2+Cr2O4 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Granular, Nuggets 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
black, brownish black 
Streak
brown 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
RC Stamberg Collection
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