Cobalt

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Subject:
Chemical Elements
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Cobalt

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COBALT

Basic Information

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Location

Properties

What is Cobalt Like?

USES

How can I Use Cobalt?

Protons: 27 Melting Point: 1495 degrees CNeutrons: 32 Boiling Point: 2927 degrees CElectrons: 27 State: Solid, MetalElement Sybol: Co Famliy Name: Transition MetalAtomic #: 27 Atomic Mass: 59

*When divided in powder form, cobalt ignites. It resists tarnishing, and has 10 radioactive isotopes. Cobalt can help treat cancer. It is in X-Rays. Cobalt is in humans.

*very magnetic *gray*scarce*hard*brittle*resists oxidation

FUN FACTS

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Period: 4Group: 9

Cobalt can be used as alloys, electroplating, and as a blue coloring agent in ceramics. It can also be used as high temperature permanent magnets.

Cobalt has been used since ancient times, but was considered an element in 1739 by Georg Brant. He was a Swedish chemist. Cobalt means evil spirit in German, and was named this because it gave miners bad illnesses.

Where is Cobalt found?

*Found as a trace element in metals like iron, zinc, arsenic,oxygen, sulfur, and copper*Never found as a native metal*Found in Zambia, Canada, Russia, and Australia

*Rhodium*Iridium*Meitnerium

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