Where Is Chromium Found?


Chromium is a chemical element with the atomic number 24 and chemical symbol Cr. It is a hard metal and is steely gray in colour. Though it is not documented where it was first discovered, its compound chromium oxide was used over 2000 years ago by the Chinese to coat weapons. The world's largest chromium producer is South Africa followed by India then Kazakhstan and Zimbabwe. Finland, Iran and Brazil also produce a substantial amount.
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Chromium was found in FRANCE!
chromium. is the 24. th. element on the periodic table. It is located in. period. 4 and. group. 6. Periodic Table of the Elements.
For the production of pure chromium, the iron has to be separated
Chromium is mined as chromite (FeCr2O4) ore. About two-fifths of the chromite ores and concentrates in the world are produced in South Africa, while Kazakhstan, India, Russia, and
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Chromium never occurs by itself in nature but always in compounds. The main source is the mineral chromite, which is composed of iron, chromium, and oxygen and is found principally in the nations of Russia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Turkey, and the Philippines.
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