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Native cobalt. First natural occurence reported from Aidyrlya by M.I. Novgorodova (1994), but not proposed as a new mineral species.

Classification of Cobalt

IMA status:Not Approved
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Chemical Properties of Cobalt

Essential elements:Co
All elements listed in formula:Co

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Cobalt

Reference List:

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M.I. Novgorodova (1994) Crystallochemistry of native metals and natural intermetallic compounds, - Itogi Nauki i Tekhniki, seriya Kristallokhimiya, v.24, p. 156 (in Rus.)

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  • Localities for Cobalt

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    • New South Wales
      • Clive Co.
        • Torrington
    GM 2009
    • Urals Region
      • Southern Urals
        • Orenburgskaya Oblast'
          • Aidyrlya River
    M.I. Novgorodova (1994) Crystallochemistry of native metals and natural intermetallic compounds, - Itogi Nauki i Tekhniki, seriya Kristallokhimiya, v.24, p. 156 (in Rus.)
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    • Mare Crisium
    Pavel M. Kartashov data
    • Washington
      • Snohomish Co.
        • Sultan District
          • Sultan Basin
            • Little Chief Peak
    Phipps, Richard W.; Mckay, Donald T., Jr.; Norman, David K.; Wolff, Fritz E., 2003, Inactive and abandoned mine lands-Spada Lake and Cecile Creek Watershed analysis units, Snohomish an Okanogan Counties, Washington: Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources, Open File 2003-3, 36 p.
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