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Chromferide Mineral Data

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General Chromferide Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Fe3Cr1-x (x=0,6)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 188.34 gm
   Chromium  11.04 %  Cr
   Iron      88.96 %  Fe
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe0+3Cr0.4
Help on Environment: Environment: In quartz veins within brecciated amphibolites and shists.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1986
Help on Locality: Locality: Southern Ural Mountains, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the chemical composition, CHROMium and FERrum.