Ionic Radius of Molybdenum (Mo) [& Discovery, Color, Uses ... 2022

All atom's ions have an ionic radius, even Molybdenum. Ok so what is the ionic radius of a Molybdenum ion?

In the case of Molybdenum the ionic radius is .59 (+6) Å. Speaking of Molybdenum, let me walk you through some interesting details...

Molybdenum Facts

Molybdenum Ionic Radius

.59 (+6) √Ö


Discovered By: Carl Wilhelm Scheele
Year: 1778
Location: Sweden

Atomic Mass


Learn more about the atomic mass.


Its alloys are used in aircraft, missiles, and protective coatings in boiler plate.


Found in the minerals molybdenite (MoS2) and wulfenite (MoO4Pb).


Hard, silvery-white metal.

Atomic Symbol


Name Origin

Greek: molybdos (lead).

State at 20 ¬įC


Atomic Number


Learn more about the atomic number.

Want to learn more details and data about Molybdenum (Mo)? Check my Elements Comprehensive List.


Are you having trouble understanding the basics of atomic elements? This video will walk you through:
  • What is an element
  • What is a substance
  • What Elements look like
  • How a small number of atoms can be joined and form completely different substances

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