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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Rhodium vs Cobalt

Compare Rhodium and Cobalt

Compare Rhodium and Cobalt on the basis of their properties, attributes and periodic table facts. Compare elements on more than 90 properties. All the elements of similar categories show a lot of similarities and differences in their chemical, atomic, physical properties and uses. These similarities and dissimilarities should be known while we study periodic table elements. You can study the detailed comparison between Rhodium vs Cobalt with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Rh vs Co on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Rhodium
45
Rh
102.9055
Solid
Silver
transition metal
9
cobalt family 
5
d
[Kr] 4d8 5s1
1964 °C
3695 °C
2, 8, 18, 16, 1
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Cobalt
27
Co
58.9332
Solid
Gray
transition metal
9
cobalt family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d7 4s2
1495 °C
2927 °C
2, 8, 15, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Cobalt

History

History
The element Rhodium was discovered by William Hyde Wollaston in year 1803 in United Kingdom. Rhodium derived its name from from the Greek rhodos, meaning 'rose coloured'
The element Cobalt was discovered by Georg Brandt in year 1735 in Sweden. Cobalt derived its name derived its name from from the German word Kobold, meaning 'goblin'

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
6×10-8%
2×10-7%
1.8e-07
7×10-8%
N/A
N/A
3e-06
4e-06
0.00059
3e-05
8×10-9%
2×10-6%

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

173 pm
8.2655020080321 cm3
135 pm
N/A
145
rhodium Spectrum
380.34, 380.34, 380.34 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

rhodium Crystal Structure
152 pm
6.6217078651685 cm3
126 pm
N/A
37.2
cobalt Spectrum
250.71, 250.71, 406.95 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

cobalt Crystal Structure

Atomic and Orbital Properties

Atomic Number
Number of Electrons (with no charge)
Number of Protons
Mass Number
Number of Neutrons
Shell structure (Electrons per energy level)
Electron Configuration
Valence Electrons
Oxidation State
Atomic Term Symbol (Quantum Numbers)
Shell structure
45
45
45
102.9055
57.9055
2, 8, 18, 16, 1
[Kr] 4d8 5s1
4d8 5s1
-3;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6
4F9/2
rhodium Shells
27
27
27
58.9332
31.9332
2, 8, 15, 2
[Ar] 3d7 4s2
3d7 4s2
-3;-1  1;2;3;4;5
4F9/2
cobalt Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
103Rh.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
59Co.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

6
2.28
109.7 kJ/mol
719.7, 1740, 2997 kJ/mol
4
1.88
63.7 kJ/mol
760.4, 1648, 3232, 4950, 7670, 9840, 12440, 15230, 17959, 26570, 2.94×104, 3.24×104, 3.66×104, 3.97×104, 4.28×104, 49396, 52737, 134810, 145170, 1.547×105, 1.674×105 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

12.45 g/cm3
8.2655020080321

 

275 GPa
150 GPa
380 GPa
0.26


 

6 MPa
1246 MPa
1.1×103 MPa

 

2.3×107 S/m
4.3×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

150 W/(m K)
8.2×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
1.36×10-8
1.4×10-9
0.0001693

 

N/A

 

4.7×103 m/s
8.9 g/cm3
6.6217078651685

 

209 GPa
75 GPa
180 GPa
0.31


 

5 MPa
1043 MPa
700 MPa

 

1.7×107 S/m
6×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

100 W/(m K)
0.000013 K-1

 

Ferromagnetic
1394 K
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A

 

4720 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1964 °C
3695 °C
N/A
N/A

 

21.7 kJ/mol
495 kJ/mol
N/A
1495 °C
2927 °C
N/A
N/A

 

16.2 kJ/mol
375 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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RTECSVI9069000
4.1
3089
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
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RTECSGF8750000
4.1
3089
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A

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