Cobalt (Co) Element's Properties and Facts

Element Name : Cobalt Cobalt
Symbol : Co
Presence in:
1. 70 kg Person : 3 mg
2. Body : 0.0000021 %
3. Earth Crust : 0.003 %
4. Earth Ocean : 0.000000008 %
5. Universe : 0.0003 %
Properties:
1. Atomic Number : 27
2. Atomic Weight : 58.933195
3. Group : 9
4. Period : 4
5. Block : d
6. Density : 8.9 g/cm3
7. Melting Point : 1768 K
8. Boiling Point : 3200 K
9. Electron Form : [Ar] 3d7 4s2
10. State of matter : Solid
11. Color : bluish-white
Other Facts:
1. Area of Presence in Body : Proteins, Liver
2. Existence in type of Foods : Vitamin B12, Clams, dairy products, kidney, liver, meats, oysters, some seaweed.
3. Diseases : Pernicious anemia and nervous system disorders
4. Health Uses : Helps in protein formation and DNA regulation.
5. Adult consumption / day : Nil
6. Children consumption / day : Nil
7. Natural Form : Cobaltite, smaltite, chloranthite, and linnaeite.
8. Other Forms : Nil
9. Source Place : Zambia, Canada, Russia, Australia, Zaire, and Cuba. No cobalt is mined in the United States.
10. Common Uses : It is used in alloys for aircraft engine parts and in alloys with corrosion/wear resistant uses.
 

Elements in the Human Body

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18
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57 - 71
7
89 - 103
Lanthanide
Actinide
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