Cobalt Carbonate

Availability

Special and quality requirements for carbonate of cobalt, cobaltous carbonate, carbonicacid, cobalt(ii) carbonate, spherocobaltite are available upon request: cobalt carbonate is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

CoCO3

CAS

513-79-1

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Cobalt Carbonate

Distributor of cobalt carbonate

Description

Cobalt carbonate is the inorganic compound with the formula CoCO3, it is the carbonate salt of cobalt. Cobalt carbonate is prepared by heating cobaltous sulfate with a solution of sodium bicarbonate. This reddish paramagnetic solid is an intermediate in the hydrometallurgical purification of cobalt from its ores. It is an inorganic pigment, and a precursor to catalysts.

Appearance

Cobalt carbonate is an odorless purple powder.

Solubility

Cobalt carbonate is insoluble in water and ammonia; but however soluble in acids.

Uses

Cobalt carbonate is used as a microelement in the zootechnical Industry, as raw material in the production of pigments and as catalysts.

Classification

Cobalt carbonate is harmful if swallowed and may cause sensitisation by inhalation and skin contact.

Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: cobalt carbonate is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Carbonate of cobalt, cobaltous carbonate, carbonicacid, cobalt(II) carbonate, spherocobaltite