Fe2+Cr23+O4 – Mohs Hardness: 5½. Chromite is a chromium ore. The extracted chromium is used to induce hardness, toughness, and chemical resistance in steel. The alloy produced in known as “stainless steel.” Thin coatings of chromium alloys are used in plating auto parts and other products, referred to as “chrome plated.” The largest producers of chromite are South Africa, India, Kazakhstan, Zimbabwe, Finland, Iran, and Brazil.
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