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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Zinc vs Cobalt

Compare Zinc and Cobalt

Compare Zinc 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 Zinc vs Cobalt with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Zn vs Co on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Zinc
30
Zn
65.409
Solid
SlateGray
transition metal
12
zinc family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d10 4s2
419.53 °C
907 °C
2, 8, 18, 2
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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 Zinc was discovered by India in year 1500 in Germany. Zinc derived its name from from the German word Zink
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 %)
3e-07
2e-06
0.00018
7.8e-05
5×10-7%
3.3e-05
3e-06
4e-06
0.00059
3e-05
8×10-9%
2×10-6%

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

142 pm
9.1609243697479 cm3
131 pm
139 pm
1.1
zinc Spectrum
266.49, 266.49, 494.68 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

zinc 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
30
30
30
65.409
35.409
2, 8, 18, 2
[Ar] 3d10 4s2
3d10 4s2
-2  1;2
1S0
zinc 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:
64Zn, 66Zn, 67Zn, 68Zn, 70Zn.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
59Co.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

2
1.65
0 kJ/mol
906.4, 1733.3, 3833, 5731, 7970, 1.04×104, 1.29×104, 1.68×104, 1.96×104, 2.3×104, 2.64×104, 29990, 40490, 4.38×104, 4.73×104, 5.23×104, 5.59×104, 5.97×104, 6.73×104, 7.12×104, 1.791×105 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

7.14 g/cm3
9.1609243697479

 

108 GPa
43 GPa
70 GPa
0.25


 

2.5 MPa
N/A
412 MPa

 

1.7×107 S/m
5.9×10-8 m Ω
0.85

 

120 W/(m K)
0.0000302 K-1

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-2.21×10-9
-1.45×10-10
-1.58e-05

 

1.00205

 

3.7×103 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

419.53 °C
907 °C
N/A
0.85

 

7.35 kJ/mol
119 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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4.3
1436
N/A
0
Water Reactive
2
0

 

460 °C
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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