1. a brownish-black mineral; the major source of chromium
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  • Aquarius believes the directive will have a detrimental economic effect on those Bushveld chromite and platinum mines that use the bord and pillar mining method. Aquarius falls further after South African mining directive
  • In addition to oil and gold, he said, the region is believed to have "abundant" deposits of minerals including marble, gypsum and chromite, which is used to make ferrochrome, an ingredient in stainless steel marble. -- Top News
  • Orissa is rich in bauxite, the mineral that contains aluminium's raw material, as well as coal, limestone, silica, chromite, dolomite and nickel, to mention a few sources of its mineral wealth.
  • Il is envisaged that while the footwall anorthositc was still unconsolidated possibly to a depth in excess of 10m, liquefaction of part of this interval occurred, and at a similar time chromite commenced accumulating.
  • The province has also budgeted C$45 million $45.8 million in skills training to help northern Ontario residents take advantage of the development of one of world's largest chromite deposits, located in the region; chromite is a raw material for stainless steel. Ontario to Form Review Panel for TMX-LSE Deal
  • Of the world's total production of chromite, more than 90% is smelted into ferrochromium alloys. Purchasing - Top Stories
  • Wholerock and chromite geochemistry suggests that these rocks have greatest affinity with picrites found on King Island, which have a latest Neoproterozoic age.
  • ConsMin—a manganese, chromite and nickel miner controlled by Ukrainian billionaire Gennady Bogolyubov—holds 11% of OM Holdings shares and has engaged in frequent clashes with the board in recent years. OM Holding's Hong Kong Plan Sets Off a Battle
  • The original home of platinum is in basic igneous rocks, such as peridotites, pyroxenites, and dunites, where it has been found in small, scattered crystals intergrown with olivine, pyroxene, and chromite. The Economic Aspect of Geology
  • At play is a significant discovery of chromite, which is used to make a ferrochrome alloy that imparts increased hardness to steel while improving resistance to chemical corrosion. The Money Times - finance news, lifestyle, markets, investment, personal finance, banking, retirement planning
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