Essential trace metals in man: cobalt.

@article{Schroeder1967EssentialTM,
  title={Essential trace metals in man: cobalt.},
  author={Henry Alfred Schroeder and ApplicationsG. P. Nason and Isabel H. Tipton},
  journal={Journal of chronic diseases},
  year={1967},
  volume={20 11},
  pages={
          869-90
        }
}
COBALT, atomic number 27, takes its name either from the German Kobold, meaning hobgoblin, house spirit, or gnome [ 1,2] or from the Greek cobalos, meaning mine. [3] According to the first version, the skin lesions occurring in miners of arsenical silvercobalt ores in Saxony and Bohemia during the 15th century, as well as the poisonous arsenical fumes coming from smelters, were believed to be caused by mischievous spirits. Another account has it that the smelting of the silvery cobalt arsenates… CONTINUE READING
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