›› Physical and chemical properties of Molybdenum

Atomic Number:42
Element Symbol:Mo
Element Name:Molybdenum
Atomic Weight:95.94
Group Number:6
Group Name:none
Period Number:5
Block:d-block
Ground State Configuration:[Kr] 4d5 5s
Ground State Level:7S3
Standard State:Solid
Bond Length:272.5
Atomic Radius Empirical:145
Atomic Radius Calculated:190
Covalent Radius Empirical:145
Electron Affinity:71.9
First Ionization Energy:684.3
Pauling Electronegativity:2.16
Sanderson Electronegativity:1.15
Allred Rochow Electronegativity:1.30
Density Of Solid:10280
Molar Volume:9.38
Velocity Of Sound:6190
Youngs Modulus:329
Rigidity Modulus:20
Bulk Modulus:230
Poissons Ratio:0.31
Mineral Hardness:5.5
Brinell Hardness:1500
Vickers Hardness:1530
Electrical Resistivity:5
Reflectivity:58
Melting Point:2623
Boiling Point:4639
Superconduction Temperature:-272.235
Thermal Conductivity:139
Coefficient Of Linear Expansion:4.8
Enthalpy Of Fusion:36
Enthalpy Of Vaporization:600
Enthalpy Of Atmization:659
Most Common Oxidation Numbers:6,4
Color:Grey metallic
Classification:Metallic
Discovered By:Carl William Scheele
Discovered At:Sweden
Discovered When:1781
Origin Of Name:From the Greek word molybdos meaning lead

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››Compounds that contain Molybdenum

Molybdenum Trioxide  MoO3
Molybdenum Disulfide  MoS2
Molybdenum Hexacarbonyl  Mo(CO)6
Molybdic Acid  H2MoO4
Silver Molybdate  Ag2MoO4
Barium Molybdate  BaMoO4
Bismuth(III) Molybdate  Bi2(MoO4)3
Calcium Molybdate  CaMoO4
Cadmium Molybdate  CdMoO4
Cobalt(II) Molybdate  CoMoO4
Cesium Molybdate  Cs2MoO4
Copper(II) Molybdate  CuMoO4
Iron(II) Molybdate  FeMoO4
Lithium Molybdate  Li2MoO4
Molybdenum(II) Bromide  MoBr2
Molybdenum(III) Bromide  MoBr3
Molybdenum(IV) Bromide  MoBr4
Molydenum(III) Hexacarbonyl  Mo(CO)6
Molybdenum(II) Chloride  MoCl2
Molybdenum(III) Chloride  MoCl3
Molybdenum(IV) Chloride  MoCl4
Molybdenum(V) Chloride  MoCl5
Molybdenum(VI) Chloride  MoCl6
Molybdenum(III) Fluoride  MoF3
Molybdenum(IV) Fluoride  MoF4
Molybdenum(V) Fluoride  MoF5
Molybdenum(VI) Fluoride  MoF6
Molybdenum(II) Iodide  MoI2
Molybdenum(III) Iodide  MoI3
Molybdenum(IV) Iodide  MoI4
Molybdenum(III) Nitride  MoN
Molybdenum(II) Oxide  MoO
Molybdenum(IV) Oxide  MoO2
Molybdenum(IV) Selenide  MoSe2
Molybdenum(IV) Silicide  MoSi2
Molybdenum(IV) Telluride  MoTe2
Molybdenum(III) Oxide  Mo2O3
Molybdenum(V) Oxide  Mo2O5
Molybdenum(III) Sulfide  Mo2S3
Sodium Molybdate  Na2MoO4
Lead(II) Molybdate  PbMoO4
Strontium Molybdate  SrMoO4
Thallium(I) Molybdate  Tl2MoO4
Zinc Molybdate  ZnMoO4