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Zincochromite Mineral Data

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General Zincochromite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: ZnCr2O4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 233.38 gm
   Zinc      28.02 %  Zn   34.87 % ZnO
   Chromium  44.56 %  Cr   65.13 % Cr2O3
   Oxygen    27.42 %  O
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            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: ZnCr2O4
Help on Environment: Environment: Replacing chromian aegirine in micaceous metasomatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1987
Help on Locality: Locality: Onega Lake, Padma, Southern Karelia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for ZINC and CHROMium in the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Zincochromite + Pronunciation Say ZINCOCHROMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 75626
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