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Chromium Ore

Part of Hall of Planet Earth.

Chromium ore_HERO

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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

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Minerals and Resources

Keywords: Chromite, Olivine, Magmas, Mineralogy

Audience: General