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Fact Check: False Claim Of Vibranium Being Discovered In DR Congo

Fact Check: False Claim Of Vibranium Being Discovered In DR Congo

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The claim: “Electrically charged stones discovered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.”

The Claim: “Vibranium has been discovered in the Democratic Republic of Congo. I hope they build Wakanda quickly before Democracy and Freedom is forced on them.”

Twitter is now being used by some Africans, including those from Nigeria, to distribute false information.

The January 21 tweet, which was liked over 41,000 times in a few hours, claims electrically charged stones were discovered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and many of the followers suggest vibranium.

The claim is wrong. Vibranium is not real, according to Wikipedia Vibranium is a fictional metal that appears in the Marvel Comics universe, specifically in the world of the Black Panther. It is portrayed as having various superhuman properties, such as the ability to absorb and store energy. It is not a real metal and does not exist in the real world. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is known for its mineral wealth, including coltan, cobalt, copper, gold, and tin among others.

To identify the component that might be powering the light, MandyNews.com looked into the viral video.

The investigation team at Mandy News deemed the claim incorrect.

The claim, in John’s opinion, “is not vibranium.”

However, at least some people in western countries who quoted the report confirmed that the stone is not vibranium.

Based on the information we have currently, it is possible that the element in question could be among the minerals found in the Democratic Republic of Congo such as coltan, cobalt, copper, gold, and tin, but it is uncertain at this time.

What Is Cobalt?

Cobalt is a chemical element with the symbol Co and atomic number 27. It is a hard, silver-gray metal that is commonly used in the production of batteries, magnets, and high-strength alloys. It is also used in the production of pigments and catalysts. Cobalt is found in various minerals, including cobaltite and erythrite, and is primarily mined in Africa and Canada. Similar to coltan, cobalt mining in the DRC has been linked to human rights abuses and environmental degradation.

What Is Coltan?

Coltan is a metallic ore from which the elements niobium and tantalum are extracted. Niobium and tantalum have a variety of industrial and technological uses, including in the production of electronic devices such as smartphones and laptops. Coltan mining is primarily done in Africa, and has been associated with human rights violations and environmental degradation.

Which Country In Africa Has Coltan?

Coltan is found in several African countries, including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania. However, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is believed to have the largest deposits of coltan in Africa, and is currently the world’s leading producer of the mineral. The DRC has been plagued by conflict and human rights abuses, with various armed groups and militias controlling and profiting from the illegal trade of coltan and other minerals.

Can Cobalt or Coltan electrically charged?

Neither cobalt nor coltan can be electrically charged. Cobalt is a chemical element and coltan is a metallic ore, which are made of atoms and molecules that do not have the ability to hold an electrical charge. However, both cobalt and coltan are used in the production of electronic devices and have conductive properties which make it useful in conducting electricity. Cobalt is used in the production of batteries, magnets and high-strength alloys, and coltan is used in the production of electronic devices such as smartphones and laptops, specifically in the production of capacitors and transistors which are used to control the flow of electricity.

Our rating: False

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Based on our research, we rate false the claim that Vibranium was found in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The purpose of this article, however, is not to discuss the main element, but rather to disprove the assertion that Vibranium has been discovered in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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