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•    Approximately 25 ppm 
•    Made from .999 pure niobium and structured distilled water
•    Made using the process of low voltage electrolysis
•    It is a clear liquid that flocculates white
•    Virtually tasteless
•    Suggested to begin with 1-2 drops sublingually per day, but can be 
        consumed in larger amounts as desired


Melting Point:2750 K (2477°C or 4491°F)

Boiling Point: 5017 K (4744°C or 8571°F)

What's in a name? Named for the Greek mythological figure Niobe, who was the daughter of king Tantalus. This was chosen because of niobium's chemical similarity to tantalum. Niobe was the queen of Thebes. She boasted of her fourteen children to the goddess Leto and as a result, Apollo killed her seven sons and Artemis killed her seven daughters. In her grief, Niobe wept and turned to stone.

History and Uses:

The story of niobium's discovery is a bit confusing. The first governor of Connecticut, John Winthrop the Younger, discovered a new mineral around 1734. He named the mineral columbite ((Fe, Mn, Mg)(Nb, Ta)2O6) and sent a sample of it to the British Museum in London, England. The columbite sat in the museum's mineral collection for years until it was analyzed by Charles Hatchett in 1801. Hatchett could tell that there was an unknown element in the columbite, but he was not able to isolate it. He named the new element columbium.

The fate of columbium took a drastic turn in 1809 when William Hyde Wollaston, an English chemist and physicist, compared the minerals columbite and tantalite ((Fe, Mn)(Ta, Nb)2O6) and declared that columbium was actually the element tantalum. This confusion arose because tantalum and niobium are similar metals, are always found together and are very difficult to isolate.

Niobium was rediscovered and renamed by Heinrich Rose in 1844 when he produced two new acids, niobic acid and pelopic acid, from samples of columbite and tantalite. These acids are very similar to each other and it took another twenty-two years and a Swiss chemist named Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac to prove that these were two distinct chemicals produced from two different elements. Metallic niobium was finally isolated by the Swedish chemist Christian Wilhelm Blomstrand in 1864. Today, niobium is primarily obtained from the minerals columbite and pyrochlore ((Ca, Na)2Nb2O6(O, OH, F)).

Niobium is a silvery metal that is very resistant to corrosion due to a layer of oxide on its surface. Niobium is used in alloys including stainless steel. It improves the strength of the alloys, particularly at low temperatures. Alloys containing niobium are used in jet engines and rockets, beams and girders for buildings and oil rigs, and oil and gas pipelines.

This element also has superconducting properties. It is used in superconducting magnets for particle accelerators, MRI scanners and NMR equipment. Niobium oxide compounds are added to glass to increase the refractive index, which allows corrective glasses to be made with thinner lenses. 

Niobium is used as an alloying agent and for jewelry, but perhaps its most interesting applications are in the field of superconductivity. Superconductive wire can be made from an alloy of niobium and titanium which can then be used to make superconductive magnets. Other alloys of niobium, such as those with tin and aluminum, are superconductive as well. Pure niobium is itself a superconductor when it is cooled below 9.25 K (-442.75°F). Superconductive niobium cavities are at the heart of a machine built at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. This machine, called an electron accelerator, is used by scientists to study the quark structure of matter. The accelerator's 338 niobium cavities are bathed in liquid helium and accelerate electrons to nearly the speed of light.


When making Colloidal Niobium I had to up the voltage in order to get it to work. I also had to leave the unit on much longer than all other elements. I would get approximately 1 ppm a day of Niobium, when for comparison I can get 1,000ppm of gold in two days. Niobium isn't officially a Noble element but in my opinion it should be for its amazing properties. This element is very tough and stubborn and resistant to the other elements of change like the rock that Niobe was turned into, so the same qualities are pasted along when you consume Colloidal Niobium

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