Chromium production on Earth

Source of the photo
http://www.chem.elte.hu/departments/altkem/tarczay/szervetlen/FT_szervetlen6_2009.pdf
Author of the description
Gruiz Katalin

The map shows the chromium production all over the World.

Chromium is used for the production of chromium containing chemical substances, such as:

Cr: as alloying component (chromesteel)

CrO2: coating on magnetic bands

Cr2O3: polish

PbCrO4: paint

K2CrO4(potassium-chromate), K2Cr2O7(potassium-bichromate): oxidizers

CrO3: strong oxidizer