Zincochromite is a mineral; formula ZnCr2O4, It is the zinc analogue of Chromite, hence the name. Discovered in 1987 in South Karelia, Russia.

  • Physical Properties of Zoncochromite
  • Color: Brownish Black.

    Diaphaniety: Translucent to Opaque

    Habit: Euhedral Crystals - Occurs as well-formed crystals showing good external form.

    Hardness: 5.8

    Luster: Sub Metallic

    Calculated Properties of Zincochromite

    Electron Density: Relectron=5.02 gm/cc

    Note: Zincochromite =5.32 gm/cc.

    Fermion Index Fermion Index = 0.05395

    Boson Index = 0.94605

    Photoelectric: PEZincochromite = 24.45 barns/electron

    U=PEZincochromite x relectron= 122.61 barns/cc.

    Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)

    Zincochromite is Not Radioactive