A periodic table element
Who discovered Cobalt?
Cobalt was first discovered in 1735 by the Swedish chemist George Brandt. He wanted to prove that the ability of some minerals to color glass blue was not because of Bismuth, but another unknown element. This element was cobalt.
Cobalt everyday uses
Cobalt is not has just the right amount of radioactivity for humans to consume which is why it's an important medicinal resource.
One of the many substances in meteors is cobalt.
Where can cobalt be found?
- In the vitamin B12
-Nickel and copper ore
Physical Characteristics of Cobalt
- Cobalt is a metal
-Boiling point- 2930 degrees Celsius
-Melting point- 1495 degrees celsius