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15.57N) is a small port on the
north of Manila
Bay in the Philippines.
There are significant deposits of chromium
in the nearby Zambales ophiolite
15.56N), a region of
former deep oceanic crust that was thrust to the surface by tectonic
Manganese production was about 15,000 tons a year. The
chromite deposit here is the largest in the world and produced about
92,000 tons a year.
Van Royen and Bowles (1952)
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