Symbol Mo Atomic radius: pm 136 Fusion: kJ/Mole 37.48
Name Molybdenum Ionic radius: pm (+6)59 Boiling point: C 4639
Atomic number 42 Electron affinity 0.75 Melting point: C 2623
Atomic weight 95.94 1st  ion potential 7.09 Specific Heat Cap: J/(g K) 0.25
Classification Trans metal Natural form Solid Thermal Cond: W/(cm K) 1.38
Configuration [Kr]4d55s1 Crystal structure BCC Electrical Cond 0.187
Oxidation states 6,5,4,3,2 Density 10.2 Abundance: mg/kg-crust 1.2
Electronegativity 2.16 Vaporization: kJ/Mole 594.1    
Molybdenum was discovered in 1778 by Carl William Scheele. Uses - alloy agent for steel, electrodes, catalysts, tool-steel, aircraft and missle parts