obtained as a byproduct of the mining and processing of tungsten and copper. Should additional great online Molybdenite is a soft metallic gray mineral was named is derived from the Greek word molydbos meaning lead, because it was initially mistaken for lead. It was noted that in 2008 nearly 2/3 of the worlds production of molybdenum went towards the alloying of steels and super alloys. Stainless steels made with molybdenum have the strength and corrosion resistance needed for in the water distribution systems, food handling and chemistry equipment and home hospital and laboratory devices. Molybdenite, also known as molybdenite, is a soft black mineral that was once used to make pencils. The mineral was often confused for graphite and it was thought to contain lead. It is now known to be molybdenum disulfide (MoS2). Molybdenum has a high melting point and is used to make electrodes of electrically heated glass furnaces; some electrical filaments are also made from molybdenum. The metal is used to make some missile and aircraft parts and is used in
nuclear power industry, along with that molybdenum is also used as a catalyst and refining of petroleum.
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