Cobaltous Formate

Title: Cobaltous Formate
CAS Registry Number: 544-18-3
Molecular Formula: C2H2CoO4
Molecular Weight: 148.97
Percent Composition: C 16.12%, H 1.35%, Co 39.56%, O 42.96%
Line Formula: Co(HCOO)2
Literature References: Prepn: Gmelins, Cobalt (8th ed.) 58 (part A), 350 (1932) and supplement, 702 (1961).
Derivative Type: Dihydrate
Properties: Red, cryst powder. d422 2.13. Sol in water; almost insol in alcohol. Becomes anhydr at 140°.
Density: d422 2.13
Use: In prepn of Co catalysts.
Cobaltous Hydroxide Cobaltous Iodide Cobaltous Nitrate Cobaltous Oxalate Cobaltous Oxide