Element: Molybdenum (Mo)

Element (Atom) NameMolybdenum
SymbolMo
Physical state at room temperatureSolid
Element ClassificationMetal
Group NameNone
Period Number (Periodic table) 5
Group number (Periodic table)6
Atomic number42
Atomic weight95.95 (Ref: Jlab-ele042, Ciaaw-molybdenum, Nist-42)
95.96 (Ref: Lanl-42)
Atomic Radius209 pm (Van der Waals) (Ref: Lanl-42)
Density10.2 g/cm3 (Ref: Jlab-ele042)
Melting point2623°C (Ref: Jlab-ele042, Lanl-42)
Boiling point4639°C (Ref: Jlab-ele042, Lanl-42)
Electron shell configuration1s2 
2s2 2p6 
3s2 3p6 3d10 
4s2 4p6 4d5 
5s1
Oxidation States+6 (Ref: Jlab-ele042)
6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1,[2] −1, −2, −4 ​(a strongly acidic oxide) (Ref: Lanl-42)
Ionization Energy7.092 eV (Ref: Jlab-ele042)
7.09243 eV (Ref: Nist-42)
Number of Stable Isotopes6
InChIInChI=1S/Mo (Ref: Pubchem-42)
InChI KeyZOKXTWBITQBERF-UHFFFAOYSA-N (Ref: Pubchem-42)
Remarks 

REFERENCES

  • Jlab-ele042: https://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele042.html
  • Lanl-42: https://periodic.lanl.gov/42.shtml
  • Ciaaw-molybdenum: https://www.ciaaw.org/molybdenum.htm
  • Nist-42 : https://physics.nist.gov/cgi-bin/Elements/elInfo.pl?element=42
  • Pubchem-42: https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/element/42
  • science.co.il: https://www.science.co.il/elements/

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