Understanding The Cobalt Supply Chain

Mining Cobalt Ore Cobalt is primarily extracted from the ground as a byproduct of copper and nickel mining. According to the Cobalt Institute, 98% of the world’s Cobalt results from the mining of other metals. It is estimated that the…

Uses of Cobalt

Cobalt is in the news a lot. Cobalt is a metallic mineral element that is found naturally in the earth’s crust. It was discovered in 1735 by Swedish Chemist Georg Brandt.

What is Cobalt?

Cobalt Copper Oxide Ore

Cobalt is a chemical element with an atomic number of 27. It has the symbol Co on the periodic table. Cobalt is found in the Earth’s crust only in a chemically combined form. Some small deposits have also been discovered in…