Chromium Ore

  • Exhibition Text

    • Layers of chromite (black) are found near the bottoms of some magma chambers and are a source for the element chromium. The green mineral in this rock is olivine.

      Provided by Stillwater Mining Company, 
      Nye, Montana

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Minerals and Resources

      Keywords: Chromite, Olivine, Magmas, Mineralogy

      Audience: General