Category

Molybdenum

Catalogue

Atomic structure
Discovery
Source
Element USES
physical property
Chemical property
Geological data
Biology data

Atomic structure

Atomic radius/A: 2.01

Electronic configuration: 1 2 3 4 s2p6 s2 s2p6d10 s2p6d5 5 s1

Covalent radius/A: 1.3

Discovery

1781 by P.J. Hjelm (Sweden, uppsala) separating out.

Source

Exist in mineral fai molybdenum (MoS2) and molybdenum lead (MoO4Pb).

Element USES

Used in the manufacture of steel, aircraft, missiles, electric heating silk, lubricants and boiler protective coating.

physical property

State: hard silvery transition metal.

Melting point (℃) : 2617
Boiling point (℃) : 4612 °
Density (g/cc, 300 K) : 10.22

Than hot/J/gK: 0.25
Evaporation heat/KJ/mol: 598
Melting hot/KJ/mol: 32

Conductive rate / 106 / cm: 0.187

Geological data

abundance
Retention time/year: 600 000

The sun (relative to the H = 1 x 1012) : 145 sea/P.P.M. : 0.0100
The earth's crust/P.P.M. : 1.5 the Atlantic ocean surface: Pacific surface:
Atmospheric/P.P.M. (volume) : the Atlantic ocean depths: deep in the Pacific:

Biology data

Content in the human body
Liver/P.P.M. : 1.3-5.8
Organs: muscle/P.P.M. : 0.018
Blood/mg dm-3 c 0.001 days intake/mg: 0.05-0.35
Bone/P.P.M. : < 0.7 (70 Kg) are total body/mg: 5

Detailed information

Molybdenum/Mo