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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Molybdenum vs Selenium

Compare Molybdenum and Selenium

Compare Molybdenum and Selenium 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 Selenium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Mo vs Se 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
Selenium
34
Se
78.96
Solid
Gray
other nonmetal
16
oxygen family 
4
p
[Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p4
221 °C
685 °C
2, 8, 18, 6
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Neighborhood Elements of Selenium

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 Selenium was discovered by Jöns Jakob Berzelius in year 1817 in Sweden. Selenium derived its name derived its name from from the Greek selene, meaning 'moon'

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
3×10-6%
N/A
1.3e-05
5×10-6%
4.5×10-8%
5×10-6%

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
103 pm
16.385142145673 cm3
116 pm
190 pm
11.7
selenium Spectrum
905.4, 908.3, 1160.1 pm
π/2, 1.58493, π/2
P121/c1
14

Simple Monoclinic

selenium 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
34
34
34
78.96
44.96
2, 8, 18, 6
[Ar] 3d10 4s2 4p4
4s2 4p4
-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6
3P2
selenium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
92Mo, 94Mo, 95Mo, 96Mo, 97Mo, 98Mo.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
74Se, 76Se, 77Se, 78Se, 80Se.

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
6
2.55
195 kJ/mol
941, 2045, 2973.7, 4144, 6590, 7880, 14990 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
4.819 g/cm3
16.385142145673

 

10 GPa
3.7 GPa
8.3 GPa
0.33


 

2 MPa
N/A
736 MPa

 

N/A
N/A
N/A

 

0.52 W/(m K)
N/A

 

Diamagnetic
N/A
-4×10-9
-3.16×10-10
-1.93e-05

 

1.000895

 

3350 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

2623 °C
4639 °C
N/A
0.915

 

36 kJ/mol
600 kJ/mol
N/A
221 °C
685 °C
1766 K
N/A

 

5.4 kJ/mol
26 kJ/mol
{"N/A", "N/A", "N/A"} J/(kg K)

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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{N/A, RTECSVS7700000, N/A}
{N/A, 6.1, N/A}
"N/A", {2658}, "N/A"
{N/A, N/A, N/A}
{N/A, 0, N/A}
N/ A, N/ A, N/ A
{N/A, 2, N/A}
{N/A, 0, N/A}

 

N/A
N/A