Meaning of COBALT in English


Name: cobalt

Symbol: Co

Atomic number: 27

Atomic weight: 58.933200 (9)

Group in periodic table: 9

Group name:

Period in periodic table: 4

Block in periodic table: d-block

CAS registry ID: 7440-48-4

Marmite is a source of vitamin B12, actually a compound containing cobalt.

Cobalt is a brittle, hard, transition metal with magnetic properties similar to those of iron. Cobalt is present in meteorites. Ore deposits are found in Zaire, Morocco and Canada. Cobalt-60 (60Co) is an artificially produced isotope used as a source of g rays (high energy radiation). Cobalt salts colour glass a beautiful deep blue colour.

Chemistry of the elements English vocabulary.      Английский словарь химии элементов.