|Mineral class||Oxides : Chromite group.|
|Habitus||Crystals octahedral, but very rare. Often as granular, nodular or massive.|
|Cleavage||None, uneven fracture.|
|Color||Black to brownish black.|
|Streak||Dark brown streak.|
|Description||Chromite is an important ore for chromium.|
|Occurance||Forms in ultrabasic and igneous rocks, often in serpentine rocks.|
|Notes||Insoluble in acids, infusible in a flame and weakly magnetic.|
|Locations|| A relatively rare mineral in Sweden, but
some scattered occurances exists in the caledonides.|
| To oxides index.
|| Mineral group index.
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