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Rhenium

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{{Element | name=Rhenium | symbol=Re | anumber=75 | amass=186.207 amu | state=Solid | class=Transition Metals | cstructure=Hexagonal | color=Silver-White metal, or a Gray powder | date=1925 | discname=Walter Noddack, Ida Tacke, and Otto Berg | origname=From the Greek name for the Rhine River, ''Rhenus''. | uses=It is added to tungsten and molybdenum alloys. Also used in refractory metal components of missiles, electronic filaments, electrical contacts, high-temperature thermocouplers, oven filaments, electrodes, igniters for flash bulbs, jewelry, plating of metals by electrolysis and vapor-phase deposition. | obtained=Found in small amounts in [[gadolinite]] and [[molybdenite]]; usually extracted from the flue dusts of [[molybdenum]] smelters. }}
 
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