Cobalt—Styles of deposits and the search for primary deposits

Online link http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20171155
Description Cobalt (Co) is a potentially critical mineral. The vast majority of cobalt is a byproduct of copper and (or) nickel production. Cobalt is increasingly used in magnets and rechargeable batteries. More than 50 percent of primary cobalt production is from th
Originators Hitzman, Murray W.; Bookstrom, Arthur A.; Slack, John F.; and Zientek, Michael L.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2017-1155