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chromite


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chromite  \Chro"mite\,  n. 
  1.  (Min.)  A  black  submetallic  mineral  consisting  of  oxide  of 
  chromium  and  iron;  --  called  also  {chromic  iron}. 
 
  2.  (Chem.)  A  compound  or  salt  of  chromous  hydroxide  regarded 
  as  an  acid.  [R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chromite 
  n  :  a  brownish-black  mineral;  the  major  source  of  chromium 




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