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Atomic symbol - Re
Atomic weight - 186.207
Atomic number - 75
Electron configuration - 2-8-18-32-13-2
Oxidation states - +4, +6, +7
State of matter - solid
Heavy metal-ductile
Discovered in 1925 by Ida and Walter Noddack and Otto Carl Berg
Boils at 5627 .C, melts at 3180 .C

Notes:
Rhenium is one of the most dense elements. The metal and its alloys have such
uses as in fountain pen points, high-temperature thermocouples, catalysts,
electrical contact points, instrument bearing points, and in electrical
components. It has a silvery-white color.

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