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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Chromium vs Molybdenum

Compare Chromium and Molybdenum

Compare Chromium and Molybdenum on the basis of their properties, attributes and periodic table facts. Compare elements on more than 90 properties. All the elements of similar categories show a lot of similarities and differences in their chemical, atomic, physical properties and uses. These similarities and dissimilarities should be known while we study periodic table elements. You can study the detailed comparison between Chromium vs Molybdenum with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Cr vs Mo on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Chromium
24
Cr
51.9961
Solid
Silver
transition metal
6
chromium family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d5 4s1
1907 °C
2671 °C
2, 8, 13, 1
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Neighborhood Elements of Chromium
Molybdenum
42
Mo
95.94
Solid
Gray
transition metal
6
chromium family 
5
d
[Kr] 4d5 5s1
2623 °C
4639 °C
2, 8, 18, 13, 1
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Neighborhood Elements of Molybdenum

History

History
The element Chromium was discovered by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin in year 1797 in France. Chromium derived its name from from the Greek word chroma, meaning 'color'
The element Molybdenum was discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in year 1781 in Sweden. Molybdenum derived its name derived its name from from the Greek word molybdos meaning 'lead'

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
1.5e-05
2e-05
0.003
0.00014
6×10-8%
3×10-6%
5×10-7%
9×10-7%
1.2e-06
1.1e-06
1×10-6%
1e-07

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

166 pm
7.2823669467787 cm3
127 pm
N/A
3.1
chromium Spectrum
291, 291, 291 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

chromium Crystal Structure
190 pm
9.3326848249027 cm3
145 pm
N/A
2.6
molybdenum Spectrum
314.7, 314.7, 314.7 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

molybdenum Crystal Structure

Atomic and Orbital Properties

Atomic Number
Number of Electrons (with no charge)
Number of Protons
Mass Number
Number of Neutrons
Shell structure (Electrons per energy level)
Electron Configuration
Valence Electrons
Oxidation State
Atomic Term Symbol (Quantum Numbers)
Shell structure
24
24
24
51.9961
27.9961
2, 8, 13, 1
[Ar] 3d5 4s1
3d5 4s1
-4;-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6
7S3
chromium Shells
42
42
42
95.94
53.94
2, 8, 18, 13, 1
[Kr] 4d5 5s1
4d5 5s1
-4;-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6
7S3
molybdenum Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
50Cr, 52Cr, 53Cr, 54Cr.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
92Mo, 94Mo, 95Mo, 96Mo, 97Mo, 98Mo.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

6
1.66
64.3 kJ/mol
652.9, 1590.6, 2987, 4743, 6702, 8744.9, 15455, 17820, 20190, 23580, 26130, 28750, 34230, 37066, 97510, 1.058×105, 1.143×105, 1.253×105, 1.347×105, 1.443×105, 1.577×105 kJ/mol
6
2.16
71.9 kJ/mol
684.3, 1560, 2618, 4480, 5257, 6640.8, 12125, 13860, 15835, 17980, 20190, 22219, 26930, 29196, 52490, 5.5×104, 6.14×104, 6.77×104, 7.4×104, 8.04×104, 8.7×104 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

7.14 g/cm3
7.2823669467787

 

279 GPa
115 GPa
160 GPa
0.21


 

8.5 MPa
1060 MPa
1120 MPa

 

7.9×106 S/m
1.3×10-7 m Ω
N/A

 

94 W/(m K)
4.9×10-6 K-1

 

Antiferromagnetic
N/A
4.45×10-8
2.314×10-9
0.0003177

 

N/A

 

5940 m/s
10.28 g/cm3
9.3326848249027

 

329 GPa
20 GPa
230 GPa
0.31


 

5.5 MPa
1530 MPa
1.5×103 MPa

 

2×107 S/m
5×10-8 m Ω
0.915

 

139 W/(m K)
4.8×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
1.17×10-8
1.122×10-9
0.0001203

 

N/A

 

6190 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1907 °C
2671 °C
N/A
N/A

 

20.5 kJ/mol
339 kJ/mol
N/A
2623 °C
4639 °C
N/A
0.915

 

36 kJ/mol
600 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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4.1
3089
N/A
1
N/A
2
1

 

400 °C
N/A
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RTECSQA4680000
4.1
3089
N/A
3
N/A
1
0

 

N/A
N/A

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