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Molybdenum

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Formula:
Mo
Crystal System:
Isometric
Dimorph of:
A small grains (up to 6 μm) and thin (~1 μm) films, covering surfaces of glass up to 1 mm 2, sampled in a coarse fraction of regolith returned from the moon by the Russian Luna-24 mission.


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Classification of MolybdenumHide

Notes:
Unnamed (probably valid)
Approval History:
Unnamed, but probably valid.
1.AE.05

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
E : Iron-chromium family
Dana 7th ed.:
1.1.40.1

Chemical Properties of MolybdenumHide

Crystallography of MolybdenumHide

Crystal System:
Isometric

Synonyms of MolybdenumHide

Other Language Names for MolybdenumHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Ytterbium4 photos of Molybdenum associated with Ytterbium on mindat.org.
Sylvite4 photos of Molybdenum associated with Sylvite on mindat.org.
Halite4 photos of Molybdenum associated with Halite on mindat.org.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)2 photos of Molybdenum associated with Bastnäsite-(Ce) on mindat.org.
Glass2 photos of Molybdenum associated with Glass on mindat.org.
Iron1 photo of Molybdenum associated with Iron on mindat.org.
Ilmenite1 photo of Molybdenum associated with Ilmenite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.AE.VanadiumVIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05ChromiumCrIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05IronFeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05Kamacite(Fe,Ni)Iso.
1.AE.05TungstenWIso.
1.AE.05UM2001-06-E:CrFeNiFe7Cr2Ni
1.AE.10Taenite(Fe,Ni)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AE.10TetrataeniteFeNiTet.
1.AE.10AntitaeniteFe3Ni
1.AE.15ChromferideFe3Cr1-x (x=0.6)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.AE.15FerchromideCr3Fe1-xIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.AE.15WairauiteCoFe
1.AE.20AwaruiteNi3FeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AE.25JedwabiteFe7(Ta,Nb)3Hex. 6mm : P63mc
1.AE.30ManganeseMnIso. 4 3m : I4 3m

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for MolybdenumHide

Reference List:
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- Am. Min. 87, 182.
- Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A. e.a. (2007) Association of carbon-rich substance and native molybdenum in lunar regolith from Mare Crisium,- Doklady Earth Sciences, 415A(6), pp. 926-928.
- Mokhov A.V., Gornostaeva T.A., Kartashov P.M., e.a.(2016) Structural state of native molybdenum in the lunar regolith, - Doklady Earth Sciences, 471(1), pp. 1154-1157.

Internet Links for MolybdenumHide

Localities for MolybdenumHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Ashburton Shire
      • Nanutarra Station
www.australian-shares.com/mining/ZNC-Zenith exploration company report to the Australian share market
    • Mukinbudin Shire
      • Mukinbudin
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric;, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007): Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007.
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
Pavel Kartashov data
The Moon
 
  • Apollonius Highlands
Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A. (2007) Moon under a microscope, - Moscow, Nauka, p.128 (in Rus.).
  • Mare Crisium
[AmMin 87:182]; Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., e.a. (2007) Association of carbon-rich substance and native molybdenum in lunar regolith from Mare Crisium,- Doklady Earth Sciences, 415A(6), pp. 926-928.; Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., e.a. (2007) Association of carbon-rich substance and native molybdenum in lunar regolith from Mare Crisium,- Doklady Earth Sciences, 415A(6), pp. 926-928.
  • Mare Fecunditatis
Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A. (2007) Moon under a microscope, - Moscow, Nauka, p.128 (in Rus.).
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