Cobalt

Cobalt

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Description
The inscription on this sample reads “Cobalt / Electrowon from Co2O3 [&] S206 Co Cobalt / TA Sullivan - US Bur Mines Boulder City, Nevada.” Electrowon refers to a means of extracting metal from ore by means of electrolysis.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Mineral Sample
Cobalt
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
overall: 10.9 cm x 3.9 cm; 4 5/16 in x 1 9/16 in
overall: 4 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 10.795 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1988.0329.11
accession number
1988.0329
catalog number
1988.0329.11
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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