Definitions for "Chromite"
A black submetallic mineral consisting of oxide of chromium and iron; -- called also chromic iron.
is an accumulation of chrome minerals found in the Upper Group, Middle Group, and Lower Group of the Bushveld Complex, the so called "UG", "MG", and "LG" layers. The UG2 layer, mined for platinum, is a series of chromite layers.
A brownish-black to iron-black mineral of the spinel group. It occurs as a primary accessory mineral in mafic and ultramafic igneous rocks.
A compound or salt of chromous hydroxide regarded as an acid.