BY: JULIAN JUAREZ
ATOMIC NUMBER AND ATOMIC MASS.
Atomic Mass: 59
ISOTOPE RELATIVE ABUNDANCE
Abundance earth’s crust: 25 parts per million by weight, 8 parts per million by moles.
Abundance solar system: 4 parts per million by weight, 0.7 parts per million by moles.
When combined with another metal to make an alloy, its magnetic properties are even more apparent than the individual metal of cobalt.
USES OF COBALT
Radioactive Cobalt-60 is used in the treatment of cancer.
Cobalt is also used as a blue coloring agent in paints, inks, glass, ceramics, and even cosmetics.