chromite

chromite
chromite [krō′mīt΄]
n.
a hard, black mineral, FeCr2O4, the chief ore of chromium

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  • chromite — noun Etymology: German Chromit, from chrom Date: 1799 1. a black mineral that consists of an oxide of iron and chromium and is the only chromium ore 2. an oxide of divalent chromium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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