Rhenium

Angeli-5th period-Mrs.Mahalik

Info

Atomic Number: 75

Atomic mass: 186.207 amu

Atomic Symbol: RE

# of protons/electrons: 75

# of neutrons: 11


History

It was discovered in 1925. It's discoverer is Walter Noddack. It ca be found in the Earth's crust, but very rare. It's one of the rarest element to find in the earth's crust. It can also be found in seawater, the atmosphere and the sun.


Physical Descriptions: metal, silvery-white, density: 21.02 g cm, melting point: 5767 Fahrenheit

uses

rhenium molybdenum alloy

rhenium wire

Bibliography

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