Cobalt Monoxide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Cobalt Monoxide Properties

Cobalt Monoxide

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Cobalt monoxide is an inorganic compound. It is used extensively in the ceramics industry as an additive to create blue colored glazes and enamels as well as in the chemical industry for producing cobalt(II) salts.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Black Powder
CAS Number 1307-96-6
Class 6.1
Crystal Structure Cubic
Density 6.44 g/cm3
EINECS Number 215-154-6
IUPAC Name Cobalt(II) oxide
InChI 1S/Co.O/q+2;-2
Melting Point 1933 °C
Molar Mass 74.9326 g/mol
Molecular Formula CoO
Other_Cations Iron(II) Oxide;Nickel(II) Oxide
PG 3
RTECS Number GG2800000
Related Compounds Cobalt(II,III) Oxide;Cobalt(III) Oxide
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Cobaltous Oxide;Cobalt Monoxide;C.I. Pigment Black 13;Cobalt Black;Cobalt Oxide;Cobalt(2+) Oxide uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X