Množina reči chromite je chromites.
A brownish-black mineral; the major source of chromium.
FeCr2O3, iron chromium oxide, the main chromium ore. It is one of the spinel group of minerals, and crystallizes in dark-colored octahedra of the cubic system. Chromite is usually found in association with ultrabasic and basic rocks; in Cyprus, for example, it occurs with serpentine, and in South Africa it forms continuous layers in a layered intrusion.