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IV - Oxides (Spinel Group)
Crystal habit of Chromite

Name   Chromite
Chemistry   FeCr2O4
Hardness   5.5
Lustre   greasy metallic
Colour   black to brownish black
Streak   brown 
Density [g/cm3]   4.5 - 4.8
Crystal habit   isometric, crystals [111] rarely
Cleavage, Fracture   fracture uneven to conchoidal
other characteristics and occurrences   often disseminated as grains or nested in olivine rocks, most important ore of chromium

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