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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Molybdenum vs Gold

Compare Molybdenum and Gold

Compare Molybdenum and Gold 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 Molybdenum vs Gold with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Mo vs Au on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

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
Gold
79
Au
196.96655
Solid
Gold
transition metal
11
copper family 
6
d
[Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s1
1064.18 °C
2856 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 1
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Neighborhood Elements of Gold

History

History
The element Molybdenum was discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in year 1781 in Sweden. Molybdenum derived its name from from the Greek word molybdos meaning 'lead'
The element Gold was discovered by Middle East in year 2500 BC in unknown place. Gold derived its name derived its name from from English word (aurum in Latin)

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
5×10-7%
9×10-7%
1.2e-06
1.1e-06
1×10-6%
1e-07
6×10-8%
1×10-7%
1.7e-07
3.1×10-7%
5×10-9%
1e-07

Crystal Structure and Atomic 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
174 pm
10.205520725389 cm3
144 pm
166 pm
98.7
gold Spectrum
407.82, 407.82, 407.82 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

gold 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
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
79
79
79
196.96655
117.96655
2, 8, 18, 32, 18, 1
[Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s1
5d10 6s1
-3;-2;-1  1;2;3;5
2S1/2
gold Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
92Mo, 94Mo, 95Mo, 96Mo, 97Mo, 98Mo.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
197Au.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

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
5
2.54
222.8 kJ/mol
890.1, 1980 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

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
19.3 g/cm3
10.205520725389

 

78 GPa
27 GPa
220 GPa
0.44


 

2.5 MPa
216 MPa
2450 MPa

 

4.5×107 S/m
2.2×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

320 W/(m K)
0.0000142 K-1

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-1.78×10-9
-3.51×10-10
-3.44e-05

 

N/A

 

1740 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

2623 °C
4639 °C
N/A
0.915

 

36 kJ/mol
600 kJ/mol
N/A
1064.18 °C
2856 °C
N/A
N/A

 

12.5 kJ/mol
330 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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RTECSQA4680000
4.1
3089
N/A
3
N/A
1
0

 

N/A
N/A
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RTECSMD5070000
N/A
N/A
N/A
0
N/A
2
0

 

N/A
N/A

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