Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring

Mineral Name: Chromite

Composition: Magnesium iron chromium oxide

Nomenclature: Named after its chemical composition.

Industrial Uses: Chrome ore, iron ore.

Additional Notes: A member of the Spinel group of minerals. Also, referred to as chromic iron.

Turkey : Scott 2116 : 7-1/2 lira : 17 Sep 1979


Zimbabwe : Scott 677 : 59 cents : 1993