Cobalt

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Description

Cobalt is a hard lustrous bluish-grey coloured metal found in the Earth's crust only in a chemically combined form,

Forms Supplied

Compounds:

  • Cobalt (II) oxide (CoO)

  • Cobalt (III) oxide (Co2O3)

  • Cobalt (II, III) oxide (Co3O4)

  • Cobalt (II) sulphate heptahydrate (CoSO4•7H2O)

  • Cobalt (II) sulphate monohydrate (CoSO4•H2O)

  • Cobalt (II) hydroxide (Co(OH)2)

  • Cobalt (II) chloride (CoCl2)

  • Cobalt  (II) carbonate (CoCO3)

Typical Applications

  • Industrial glass production.

  • Catalysis.

  • Manufacture of rechargeable batteries.

  • Widely used for the manufacture of pigments.

  • Provides essential micronutrients in animal feeds.

Minor Metals, Compounds and Chemicals

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