Ammonium Molybdate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Ammonium Molybdate Properties

Ammonium Molybdate

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Ammonium molybdate is an odourless crystalline compound. It is used as an analytical reagent to measure the amount of phosphates, silicates, arsenates and lead in aqueous solution. It is also used in the production of molybdenum metal and ceramics, in the preparation of dehydrogenation and desulphurization catalysts, in the fixing of metals, in electroplating, in fertilizers for crops and also as a negative stain in biological electron microscopy.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to yellow-green crystalline solid
CAS Number 12027-67-7
Density 2.498 g/cm3
EINECS Number 234-722-4
IUPAC Name Ammonium Docosaoxoheptamolybdate(6–)
InChI 1S/7Mo.6H3N.24H2O/h;;;;;;;6*1H3;24*1H2
Melting Point 190°C
Molar Mass 1163.9 g/mol
Molecular Formula H24Mo3N6O12
NFPA 704 H-2,F-0,R-0,C-NA
Other_Cations Potassium Paramolybdate
RTECS Number QA4900000
Related Compounds Molybdenum(VI) Oxide;Molybdic Acid
Synonyms Ammonium Paramolybdate;Ammonium Heptamolybdate