Cobalt single crystal 27Co58.933
Discovered in 1735 by Georg Brandt at Stockholm, Sweden.
[German: kobald = goblin]
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|
|Standard size:||diameter 8-10mm
|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|
|Typical analysis (ppm):||Ag 0.3
Mo < 0.1