Molybdenum is the 42nd element on the periodic table. Its name comes  from the Greek word for lead because its ores were confused with lead  ores. It has the 6th highest melting point out of all the elements and  is used in steel alloys.

Molybdenum is the 42nd element on the periodic table. Its name comes from the Greek word for lead because its ores were confused with lead ores. It has the 6th highest melting point out of all the elements and is used in steel alloys.