How is Cobalt Mined?

Cobalt is generally found in the form of an ore. It is not normally mined on its own and is produced as a type of by product of nickel as well as copper mining activity. The main ores that we know of in cobalt are erythrite, glaucodot, skutterudite, and cobaltite. There are different methods that can be used in the separation of cobalt you have the froth floatation, roasting, and leaching. You can find more information here: