Cobalt

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Elements - Cobalt

Basic Info

Atomic symbol: Co


Atomic number: 27


Atomic mass: 58.9332

Group: 9


Period: 4


Cobalt is a transition metal.


Hyphen notation: cobalt-60

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History

Cobalt Was studied and named by scientist Georg Brandt but cobalt has been used since ancient times in civilizations such as China and Egypt.
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Properties

Cobalt is metallic, shiny, silver and magnetic.
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Uses

Cobalt mixed with aluminum and nickel Is used in magnets. It is also used in joint replacements.

Compounds, bonding and stoichiometry

Compound: Cobalt(III) Sulfate-Co2(SO4)3


Bonding: Dipole-Dipole reaction


Chemical equation: 3Co(s) + 4O2(g) → 2Co3O4(s)

Melting point: 1495°C


Specific heat: 0.42 (kJ/kg K)

Biblyography

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