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Luna 24 landing site, Mare Crisium, The Moon
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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
|All elements listed in formula:||Co|
|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
M.I. Novgorodova (1994) Crystallochemistry of native metals and natural intermetallic compounds, - Itogi Nauki i Tekhniki, seriya Kristallokhimiya, v.24, p. 156 (in Rus.)
Internet Links for Cobalt
Localities for Cobalt
The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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New Locality Added: Rumuruti meteorite, Rift Valley Province, KenyaFrom Lon Clay Hill, 20th Apr 2014 00:50:31