Cobalt Single Crystal 27Co58.933

Discovered in 1735 by Georg Brandt at Stockholm, Sweden.

[German: kobald = goblin] French: cobalt
German: kobalt
Italian: cobalto
Spanish: cobalto

Description: Cobalt is a lustrous, silvery-blue, hard metal which is also ferromagnetic. It is stable in air, unaffected by water, but slowly attacked by dilute acids. 60Co is a useful radioisotope. Cobalt is used in alloys for magnets, in ceramics, in catalysts and in paints.


Metal single crystal properties
State: single crystal
Crystal structure: hexagonal
Production method: Czochralski
Standard size: diameter 8-10mm
thickness 1-2mm
Orientation: (0001), (1-100) and (11-20)
Orientation accuracy: <2°, <1°, <0.5° or <0.1°
Polishing: as cut, one or two sides polished
Roughness of surface: <0.03µm
Purity: 99.99%
Typical analysis (ppm): Ag 0.3
Al 0.42
As 2.2
C 5.5
Ca 0.08
Cl 0.27
Cu 0.46
Cr 5.9
Fe 17
Mg 0.76
Mn 0.07
Mo < 0.1
N 0.24
Na 0.44
Ni 22
O 11.0
S 1.3
Si 2.9
Ti 1.1
Zn 0.2
Co balance