The chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele succeeded in 1778 as the first white molybdenum (VI) oxide to produce. By reducing the oxide with coal, was created in 1782, the of metall molybdenum. Metals counting fossil energy carriers in addition to the winners for commodity investors. Considering the recent price gains, so as flying over molybdenum stands out particularly. With an increase of more than 1000 percent since 1999, which is rather unknown metal to its competitors is in the shade.
Responsible for that is the constantly increasing global demand, as molybdenum, especially in the construction industry is becoming increasingly popular.