Molybdenum is the forty-two element in the periodic table. A periodic table contains 118 elements distributed in 7 rows and 18 columns. The rows are known as periods and the columns are the groups of the periodic table. The elements of the periodic table are arranged according to their atomic number.
Basic elemental properties of Molybdenum
There are 118 different elements in the periodic table but there are some basic elemental properties of each. In a periodic table, elements with basic elemental properties are grouped together. Basic elemental properties of Molybdenum are:
Atomic Symbol of Molybdenum
Every element in the periodic table has its atomic symbol or chemical symbol for representation. The atomic symbol of Molybdenum is “Mo”
Atomic Number of Molybdenum
Elements in the periodic table are arranged in groups and periods on the basis of their atomic number.
Atomic number is the number of protons present in the nucleus of an atom. The atomic number of Molybdenum is 42. This shows Molybdenum is the forty-two element of the periodic table.
Short Electronic Configuration of Molybdenum
Short Electronic Configuration of Molybdenum is [Kr]5s1 4d 5
Block of Molybdenum in Periodic Table
There are four blocks (s, p, d, f) in the periodic table. Molybdenum belongs to the d-block of the periodic table. D block is the third block in the periodic table.
Group of Molybdenum in Periodic Table
Groups are the columns of the periodic table and Molybdenum belongs to the sixth group.
Period of Molybdenum in Periodic Table
Periodic table is arranged in periods and groups. The rows going across left to right are periods and Molybdenum is placed in the fifth period. Elements that are present in a period share common properties .
Atomic Mass of Molybdenum
Atomic mass is the mass of an atom and the atomic mass of Molybdenum is 95.95 u. If we round off the atomic mass of Molybdenum, we get 95 u.
Thermodynamic properties of Molybdenum
Thermodynamic properties are the characteristic features of a system, capable of specifying the system's state. The thermodynamic properties of an element include chemical, physical and thermal properties. The thermodynamic properties of Molybdenum are:
Phase at STP
Phase at STP is the state in which an element is present. The stp phase of Molybdenum is “Solid”.
Melting Point of Molybdenum
Melting point is a temperature at which an element of substance changes its state from solid to liquid. The melting point of Molybdenum gas is 2623 °C.
Boiling Point of Molybdenum
A boiling point is a temperature at which an element of a substance starts turning into vapors. The boiling point of Molybdenum gas is 4639 °C.
Molar Heat of Fusion of Molybdenum
Molar Heat of Fusion is the energy required to melt each mole of substance. The molar heat of fusion of Molybdenum is 36 kJ/mol.
Molar heat of Vaporization
The Molar heat of vaporization is the heat absorbed by the one specific mole of a substance. The molar heat of vaporization of Molybdenum gas is 600 kJ/mol.
Specific heat at STP
The specific heat of Molybdenum at STP is 251 J(kgK).
These are some of the main thermodynamic properties of Molybdenum. Let’s find out all the material properties of Molybdenum.
We have discussed basic elemental properties and thermodynamic properties of Molybdenum gas. Besides these, there are many material properties of Molybdenum as well. Some of the material properties include density, molar volume, refractive index and thermal conductivity.
Density of Molybdenum
The density of Molybdenum element is 10.28 g/cm3
Liquid Density of Molybdenum element
The liquid density of Molybdenum atom is 9.33 g/cm3
Molar Volume of Molybdenum
The molar volume of Molybdenum is 9.33cm3/mol
Mohs hardness of Molybdenum Atom
The mohs hardness of Molybdenum element is 5.5
Bulk modulus of Molybdenum Gas
The bulk modulus of Molybdenum Gas is 230 GPa
Shear modulus of Molybdenum atom
The shear modulus of Molybdenum element 120 GPa
Young's modulus of Molybdenum
The young's modulus of Molybdenum atom 329 GPa
Sound speed of Molybdenum atom
The sound speed of Molybdenum gas is 6190 m/s
Thermal expansion of Molybdenum
The thermal expansion of Molybdenum is 4.8 x 10-6 K-1
Thermal Conductivity of Molybdenum
The thermal conductivity of Molybdenum is 139 W/(mK)
These are the main material properties of Molybdenum.
Electromagnetic properties of Molybdenum
When there is any emission or absorption of electromagnetic radiations, a martial responds to these changes. All elements of a periodic table have electromagnetic properties. Some of the main electromagnetic properties of Molybdenum gas include magnetic types, magnetic volume, mass magnetic susceptibility and color.
Electric type of Molybdenum
The magnetic type Molybdenum refers to the fact that it is a conductor.
Resistivity of Molybdenum element
The resistivity of Molybdenum element is 5 x 10-8 Ωm
Electrical conductivity of Molybdenum gas
The electrical conductivity of Molybdenum element is 2 x 107 s/m
Magnetic type of Molybdenum element
The magnetic type of Molybdenum atom is paramagnetic
Volume Magnetic Susceptibility of Molybdenum
The volume magnetic susceptibility of Molybdenum is 1.203 x 10 -4
Mass Magnetic Susceptibility of Molybdenum
The mass magnetic susceptibility of Molybdenum is 1.17 x 10-8 m3/kg
Molar Magnetic Susceptibility of Molybdenum
The molar magnetic susceptibility of Molybdenum gas is 1.122 x 10-9 m3/mol
Color of Molybdenum Gas
The color of Molybdenum gas is gray.
These are some of the main electromagnetic properties of Molybdenum gas.
Reactivity of Molybdenum
Valency of Molybdenum
The valency of a Molybdenum element is a number that represents the ability of an atom to combine with other atoms. The valency of Molybdenum is 6.
Electronegativity of Molybdenum
Electronegativity of Molybdenum is the tendency of its atom participating in a covalent bond to attract the bonding electrons. Molybdenum has 2.16 electronegativity.
Electron affinity of Molybdenum
Electron affinity of Molybdenum gas is the energy released when one electron is added to a neutral atom to form an anion. The electron affinity of Molybdenum is 71.9 kJ/mol
First ionization energy of Molybdenum
It is the energy to remove the outermost electron from the neutral atom in the gas phase. The first ionization energy of Molybdenum is 684.3 kJ/mol
The atomic properties of Molybdenum have term symbol, atomic radius, covalent radius, van der waals radius.
Term Symbol of Molybdenum
The term symbol specifies the electronic state of an atom. The term symbol of Molybdenum atom is 7 S3
Atomic Radius of Molybdenum
The total distance from an atom's nucleus to the outermost orbital of an electron is its atomic radius. The atomic radius of Molybdenum is 145 pm.
Covalent Radius of Molybdenum
Covalent radius is the measurement of an atom's size that forms a covalent bond. The covalent radius of Molybdenum is 154 pm.
Abundances of Molybdenum
It is the measure that tells us about the percentage of which it is present.
Abundance of Molybdenum in the universe
The abundance of Molybdenum in the universe is 5 x 10-7 mass %
Abundance of Molybdenum in the solar system
The abundance of Molybdenum in the solar system is 9 x 10-7 mass %
Abundance of Molybdenum in earth's crust
The abundance of Molybdenum in earth's crust is 1.1 x 10-4 mass %
Abundance of Molybdenum in ocean
The abundance of Molybdenum in ocean is 1 x 10-6 mass %
Universe Molar Abundances of Molybdenum
The universe molar abundances of Molybdenum is 1 x 10-8 mol %
Solar Molar Abundances of Molybdenum
The solar molar abundances of Molybdenum is 9.9 x 10 -9 mol %
Ocean Molar Abundances of Molybdenum
The ocean molar abundances of Molybdenum is 6.4 x 10-8 mol %
Crust Molar Abundances of Molybdenum
The crust molar abundances of Molybdenum is 2.3 x 10-5 mol %
Human Molar Abundances of Molybdenum
The crust molar abundances of Molybdenum is 7 x 10-7 mol %
Nuclear properties of Molybdenum
Half life of Molybdenum
Half life is the time for the radioactivity of a specified isotope to fall to half its original value. The half Life of Molybdenum is stable.
Stable isotopes of Molybdenum
The stable isotopes of Molybdenum are 98 Mo (24.13%)
Nuclear Spin of Molybdenum
The nuclear spin of Molybdenum is 92 Mo: 0+
Unstable isotopes of Molybdenum
The unstable isotopes of Molybdenum is 100 Mo (7.3 x 10 18 yr)
Neutron Cross Section of Molybdenum
The neutron cross section of Molybdenum is 2.6 b
Identifiers of Molybdenum
CAS Number of Molybdenum
The CAS number of Molybdenum is 7439-98-7
PubChem CID number of Molybdenum
The PubChem CID number of Molybdenum is 23932