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What are some interesting facts about Cobalt?

The name cobalt comes from the German word kobalt , meaning evil spirit, the metal being so called by miners because it was poisonous.


Why was cobalt called evil spirit?

The name cobalt comes from the German word "kobold", meaning "goblin" or "evil spirit", the metal being so called by miners because it was poisonous.


Is co poisonous?

CO is carbon monoxide which is a dangerously toxic gas. Co is cobalt a potentially toxic metal.


Why is cobalt poisonous?

Cobalt is poisonous because it is radioactive! flowers, plants, trees..etc are safe from it, but humans and animals can die from it! I have not done a whole lot of research on it, so you should look into it we dont want factories to produce things out of it. OH NO! they already have! cobalt is in porcelains, tiles and enamels, it makes proplusion enginges, it treats cancer with its radioative powers it kills the bad cells, it even makes artificial joints!


Is Cobalt poisonous to plants animals or humans?

Yes, colbalt 60 is highly radioactive. the complex intestinal system of a human makes them susceptible to radiation poisoning. the radiation exposure can promote long-term changes in plants due to mutations, but is not necessarily posionous to plants. Insects such as cockroaches can withstand such high amounts of radiation alpha, beta, and gamma. so to answer the general question Cobalt 60 is poisonous to humans and animals, but is NOT poisonous to plants and flowers.


Is cobalt chloride the same with cobalt dichloride?

Cobalt (I) chloride = Cobalt monochloride = CoCl Cobalt (II) chloride = Cobalt dichloride = CoCl2 Cobalt (III) chloride = Cobalt trichloride = CoCl3


An example of a substance that is nutritious in small quanities but is poisonous in large quanities?

There are many substances that are toxic in large amounts, but are vital for human health. One of these is cobalt.


What is the formula of cobalt Chloride?

Cobalt (I) chloride = Cobalt monochloride = CoCl Cobalt (II) chloride = Cobalt dichloride = CoCl2 Cobalt (III) chloride = Cobalt trichloride = CoCl3


What is a compound for cobalt?

Yes, cobalt form many chemical compounds as cobalt nitrate, cobalt chloride, cobalt sulfate, cobalt sulfide, etc.


What does cobalt mean in German?

cobalt = Cobalt/Kobalt


Can cobalt form a compound?

Yes, cobalt form many chemical compounds as cobalt nitrate, cobalt chloride, cobalt sulfate, cobalt sulfide, etc.


What are some cobalt compounds?

Yes, cobalt form many chemical compounds as cobalt nitrate, cobalt chloride, cobalt sulfate, cobalt sulfide, etc.

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