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Molybdenum

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Molybdenum (from the Greek word meaning "lead-like"), chemical symbol Mo, is a gray, metallic transition metal. It has an atomic number of 42, and belongs to group 6 on the periodic table. Molybdenum is found in trace amounts in some plants and animals.

Usage[edit]

Molybdenum has the sixth-highest melting point of any element, and for this reason is commonly used by the UNSC in high-strength alloys. One example is prior to Operation: FIRST STRIKE, when the Spartan-IIs of Blue Team used carbon-molybdenum I-beams to reinforce the hull of a captured Spirit dropship.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Halo: First Strike, Chapter 31