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Minerals used to make stainless steel cutlery
Magnetite and goethite are minerals that contain a lot of iron and are used to make steel. Steel is mixed with chromium to stop it from rusting. Chromium comes from the mineral chromite.
Together, these minerals make stainless steel:
Magnetite (top right), goethite and chromite are used to make stainless steel
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