Periodic Table of the Elements: Rhenium

Name: Rhenium
Symbol: Re
Atomic Number: 75
Atomic Mass: 186.2
Atomic Volume: 8.85 cc/mol
Discovered By: Noddack, Tacke, and Berg
Discovery Date: 1925
Origin of Name: Rhenium - (Latin) Rhenus (Rhine)
Toxicity: Toxic action is not known. Soluble compounds are apparently not toxic.
Summary: Not found free in nature. Rhenium is very ductile, and has a high melting point and density.


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HHe
LiBeBCNOFNe
NaMgAlSiPSClAr
KCaScTiVCrMnFeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr
RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAgCdInSnSbTeIXe
CsBaLaCePrNdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTmYbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTlPbBiPoAtRn
FrRaAcThPaUNpPuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLr

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