Key information
Atomic number: 
42
Atomic weight: 
95.94
Density: 
10200 kg/m³
Boiling point: 
5833.16° K
Melting point: 
2883.16° K
Heat vapour: 
536.01 kJ/mol
Heat fusion: 
27.64 kJ/mol
Thermal conductivity: 
19 W/m/K
Specific heat capacity: 
146.57 J/kg/K

Molybdenum is a heavy, hard, lustrous, silvery white metal. It has one of the highest melting points of all pure elements. The metal is found in some electronic applications as the conductive layers in thin-film transistors (TFTs).

Electron Shell: 
Amazon Books
Image of The Last Sorcerers: The Path from Alchemy to the Periodic Table
Author: National Academy of Sciences, Richard Morris
Publisher: Henry (Joseph) Press (2003)
Binding: Hardcover, 294 pages