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Chromium Mineral Data

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General Chromium Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cr
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 52.00 gm
   Chromium 100.00 %  Cr
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cr
Help on Environment: Environment: In heavy sands derived from the contact metamorphic zone between a siliceous marble and ultramafic rock.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1981
Help on Locality: Locality: Sichuan Province, China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: From the Greek, chroma = "color", in allusion to the colorful salts of this element.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 64711
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