The molar mass of the chemical element chromium is 51.996 grams per mole. Chromium is the first element of Group 6 on the periodic table and is represented by the atomic number 24 and the symbol Cr.
Chromium has a highly lustrous, metallic appearance, which has contributed to its use in weaponry and architecture for most of developed history. It was first used in Qin-era China to add shine to weapons decorating the Terracotta Army statues. Later, chromium was used in the western world to produce a red oxidized pigment and as a metal when produced via ferrochromium alloys and smelting.