The molybdène (Mo) is a transition metal also used in many fields since it has many desired physical characteristics such as:
- a high melting temperature;
- a wide resistance to corrosion.
It is used in various alloys, to increase the resistance of some materials which steel, nickel, uranium. The molybdenum is also used as a catalyst for petroleum refining. In addition to these applications, the molybdenum is very useful in agriculture since it is an essential trace element in plant growth. The molybdenum is commonly obtained as a result of the extraction of copper