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Zincochromite

Spinel group

Zincochromite is a zinc oxide mineral with the formula ZnCr2O4. It is the zinc analogue of chromite, hence the name. It was first described in 1987 as an occurrence in a uranium , Russia It has also been reported from Dolo Hill, New South Wales , and from the Tarkwa Mine in the Ashanti gold belt of Ghana

Identification

Color of mineral

Brown
Black

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5.8

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Cubic