Cobalt – US trade of cobalt carbonate

Cobalt Carbonate

Cobalt carbonate is a chemical compound with the formula CoCO3. It is a reddish-brown powder that is insoluble in water but soluble in acids. Cobalt carbonate is often used as a precursor material for the production of other cobalt compounds. 

In the context of lithium batteries, cobalt carbonate is one of the materials that can be used as a precursor for the cathode material in lithium-ion batteries. The production of cathode materials from cobalt carbonate typically involves several processing steps, including calcination, milling, and coating, to produce cathode materials such as lithium cobalt oxide (LiCoO2). 


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