Cobalt Element 27

Kobald in German means goblin or evil spirit.

History

Cobalt is found in meteorites. Core deposits of cobalt can be found in Zaure, Morrocco and Canada. Was discovered by Georg Brandt in 1735 in Sweden. Name came from the German word of Kobald. Materials containing cobalt were mainly valued in early civilizations of Egypt and Mesopotamia. Its used in giving glass the blueish colour.

Discription

Brittle, hard, and is a silvery-gray transition metal that contains magnetic properties. Similar properties of those of iron.