Rhenium Element in Periodic Table | Atomic Number Atomic Mass

Rhenium

Rhenium Element:

Rhenium is a chemical element and it is a member of group 7 and period 6 in the periodic table. The atomic number of rhenium is 75 and it is indicated by symbol is Re. After tungsten and carbon, rhenium is the element with a relatively very high melting point compared to all the elements.185Re and 187Re are naturally occurring isotopes of rhenium, which is unstable but has a very long half-life.

Uses Of Rhenium Element:

  • Rhenium metal is used in molybdenum and tungsten based alloys and jet engines.
  • Rhenium is used as an electrical contact material.
  • It is widely used as filaments for mass spectrographs.

rhenium

Rhenium Element Information:

Discovery year:1908

Discovered by: Masataka Ogawa

Atomic number: 75

Relative atomic mass: 186.207

Electron configuration: [Xe] 4f14 5d5 6s2

Block: d-block

Other elements in the same block:

Scandium, Titanium, Vanadium, Chromium, Manganese, Iron, Cobalt, Nickel, Copper, Zinc, Yttrium, Zirconium, Niobium, Molybdenum, Technetium, Ruthenium, Rhodium, Palladium, Silver, Cadmium, LanthanumHafnium, Tantalum, Tungsten, Osmium, Iridium, Platinum, Gold, Mercury, Actinium, Rutherfordium, Dubnium, Seaborgium, Bohrium, Hassium, Meitnerium, Darmstadtium, Roentgenium and  Copernicium are the elements in the same block.

Period: period 6

Other elements in the same period:

Caesium, Barium, LanthanumCerium, Praseodymium, Neodymium, Promethium, Samarium, Europium, Gadolinium, Terbium, Dysprosium, Holmium, Erbium, Thulium, Ytterbium, Lutetium, Hafnium, Tantalum, Tungsten, Osmium, Iridium, Platinum, Gold, Mercury, Thallium, Lead, Bismuth, Polonium, Astatine and Radon

Group: group 7

Other elements in the same group:

Manganese, Technetium and Bohrium are the elements in the same group.

Other elements in the same orbital:

Hafnium, Tantalum, Tungsten, Osmium, Iridium, Platinum, Gold and  Mercury are the elements in the same orbital.

Allotropes: none

Key isotopes: 187Re 

Melting point: 3185°C, 5765°F, 3458 K

Boiling point: 5590°C, 10094°F, 5863 K 

Element category:  transition metal

Density (g cm−3): 20.8

CAS number: 7440-15-5

Color: silvery-grayish

You can know detailed information for each element,

Hydrogen, HeliumLithiumBerylliumBoronCarbonNitrogenOxygenFluorine,  Neon , SodiumMagnesiumAluminiumSiliconPhosphorusSulfurChlorineArgon, PotassiumCalciumScandiumTitaniumVanadiumChromiumManganeseIronCobaltNickelCopperZincGalliumGermaniumArsenicSeleniumBromine, Krypton,  Rubidium, StrontiumYttriumZirconiumNiobiumMolybdenumTechnetiumRutheniumRhodiumPalladiumSilverCadmiumIndiumTinAntimonyTelluriumIodine, Xenon,  Caesium, BariumLanthanum,  CeriumPraseodymiumNeodymiumPromethiumSamariumEuropiumGadoliniumTerbiumDysprosiumHolmiumErbiumThuliumYtterbiumLutetiumHafniumTantalumTungstenRheniumOsmiumIridiumPlatinumGoldMercuryThalliumLeadBismuthPoloniumAstatine, Radon,  Francium, RadiumActiniumThoriumProtactiniumUraniumNeptuniumPlutoniumAmericiumCuriumBerkeliumCaliforniumEinsteiniumFermiumMendeleviumNobeliumLawrenciumRutherfordiumDubniumSeaborgiumBohriumHassiumMeitneriumDarmstadtiumRoentgeniumCoperniciumNihoniumFleroviumMoscoviumLivermoriumTennessine, Oganesson.

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