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Meaning of CHROMITE

Pronunciation:  'krowmIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a brownish-black mineral; the major source of chromium
 

CHROMITE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: atomic number 24, chromium, Cr, mineral

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.]

 

 

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