Friday, June 3, 2011
Mining 101: Ep 9. What is Chromite?
Peter Cliff, President and CEO of Empire Mining, explains what Chromite is and what it is used for.
From Wiki: Chromite is found in peridotite from the Earth's mantle. It also occurs in layered ultramafic intrusive rocks. In addition, it is found in metamorphic rocks such as some serpentinites. Ore deposits of chromite form as early magmatic differentiates. It is commonly associated with olivine, magnetite, serpentine, and corundum.
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