Molybdenum Oxide Particles



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Compound Formula MoO3
Molecular Weight 143.94
Appearance Powder
Melting Point 795 °C (1463 °F)
Boiling Point 1155 °C (2111 °F)
Density 6.47 g/cm3
Exact Mass 145.89
Monoisotopic Mass 145.89

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H319-H335-H351
Hazard Codes Xn
Risk Codes 36/37-48/20/22
Safety Statements 22-23
RTECS Number QA4725000
Transport Information UN 3288 6.1/PG 3
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A


Oxide IonAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity Molybdenum Oxide Particles with the smallest possible average grain sizes for use in preparation of pressed and bonded sputtering targets and in Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Thermal and Electron Beam (E-Beam) Evaporation, Low Temperature Organic Evaporation, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Metallic-Organic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD). Metal particle powders are used in a variety of applications including, additives in paint and other coatings, in solid fuels and cements, as pigments in printing and packaging and dietary supplements in food processing. Current trends in particle usage or in development include commercialization of technologies such as rapid solidification and metal injection molding and production of dense powder metallurgy products.Molybdenum Oxide Particles are also available as Nanoparticles . Our standard Powder particle sizes average in the range of - 325 mesh, - 100 mesh, 10-50 microns and submicron (< 1 micron). We can also provide many materials in the nanoscale range. See research belowWe also produce Molybdenum Oxide as pellets,Other shapes are available by request.


Molybdenum trioxide, Molybdena, Natural molybdite, Dioxomolybdenum, Molybdic oxide, Molybdenum(VI) oxide, Trioxomolybdenum, Molybdenum anhydride, Molybdic anhydride, Molybdic anhydride, Natural molybdite, Diketomolybdenum, Molybdic acid anhydride

Chemical Identifiers

Formula MoO3
CAS 1313-27-5
Pubchem CID 14802
MDL MFCD00003469
EC No. 215-204-7
IUPAC Name trioxomolybdenum
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Mo.3O

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

Related Products & Element Information

See more Molybdenum products. Molybdenum (atomic symbol: Mo, atomic number: 42) is a Block D, Group 6, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 95.96. Molybdenum Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of molybdenum's shells is [2, 8, 18, 13, 1] and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d5 5s1. The molybdenum atom has a radius of 139 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 209 pm. In its elemental form, molybdenum has a gray metallic appearance. Molybdenum was discovered by Carl Wilhelm in 1778 and first isolated by Peter Jacob Hjelm in 1781. Molybdenum is the 54th most abundant element in the earth's crust. Elemental MolybdenumIt has the third highest melting point of any element, exceeded only by tungsten and tantalum. Molybdenum does not occur naturally as a free metal, it is found in various oxidation states in minerals. The primary commercial source of molybdenum is molybdenite, although it is also recovered as a byproduct of copper and tungsten mining. The origin of the name Molybdenum comes from the Greek word molubdos meaning lead.