International Chromium Development Association

International Chromium Development Association

This professional organization works to promote the chromium industry, from mining and production to industry and health. The site provides abundant information about the properties, sources and uses for chromium. Graphs and text explain the global distribution of chromite ore and its primary industrials uses including stainless steel and metallurgy, cement, leather tanning, timber and paint. The site also features information about the effects of chromium on health and its uses as a dietary supplement.

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Cutting Edge

Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Elements, Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional
Geochemistry Applications: Environmental Geochemistry
Health Topics: Heavy Metals
Topics: Solid Earth:Geochemistry:Elements, Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Human Dimensions/Resources, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Mineralogy, Environmental Geology, Geochemistry