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Name: Molybdenum
Symbol: Mo
Atomic Number: 42
Atomic Mass: 95.94
Standard State: soild at 298 K
Group name: (none)
Period in Periodic Table: 5
Color: grey metallic
Classification: Metallic

In 1778 Scheele discoverd Molybdenum. Molybdenum is a silvery-white metal, it is also hard. Molybdenum disulphide is a good lubricant, especially at high temperatures where normal oils decompose. Molybdenum is not found as the free metal. The main ore is molybdenite. Molybdenum is also known as copper.