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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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