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Cobalt is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Co and atomic number 27.

Cobalt is a hard, lustrous, silver-gray metal, a chemical element with symbol Co.

It is found in various ores, and is used in the preparation of magnetic, wear-resistant, and high-strength alloys.

Its compounds are used in the production of inks, paints, and varnishes.

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