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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Nickel vs Rhenium

Compare Nickel and Rhenium

Compare Nickel and Rhenium on the basis of their properties, attributes and periodic table facts. Compare elements on more than 90 properties. All the elements of similar categories show a lot of similarities and differences in their chemical, atomic, physical properties and uses. These similarities and dissimilarities should be known while we study periodic table elements. You can study the detailed comparison between Nickel vs Rhenium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Ni vs Re on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Nickel
28
Ni
58.6934
Solid
Gray
transition metal
10
nickel family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d8 4s2
1455 °C
2913 °C
2, 8, 16, 2
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Rhenium
75
Re
186.207
Solid
Gray
transition metal
7
manganese family 
6
d
[Xe] 4f14 5d5 6s2
3186 °C
5596 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 13, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Rhenium

History

History
The element Nickel was discovered by Axel Fredrik Cronstedt in year 1751 in Sweden. Nickel derived its name from from Swedish kopparnickel, containing the German word Nickel, 'goblin'
The element Rhenium was discovered by Masataka Ogawa in year 1925 in Germany. Rhenium derived its name derived its name from from Rhenus, the Latin name for the river Rhine

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
6e-05
8e-05
0.013
8.9e-05
2×10-7%
1e-07
2×10-8%
1×10-8%
4.9×10-6%
2.6×10-7%
1×10-10%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

149 pm
6.5888414907948 cm3
121 pm
163 pm
37.2
nickel Spectrum
352.4, 352.4, 352.4 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Fm_ 3m
225

Face Centered Cubic

nickel Crystal Structure
188 pm
8.8585632730733 cm3
159 pm
N/A
90
rhenium Spectrum
276.1, 276.1, 445.6 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

rhenium Crystal Structure

Atomic and Orbital Properties

Atomic Number
Number of Electrons (with no charge)
Number of Protons
Mass Number
Number of Neutrons
Shell structure (Electrons per energy level)
Electron Configuration
Valence Electrons
Oxidation State
Atomic Term Symbol (Quantum Numbers)
Shell structure
28
28
28
58.6934
30.6934
2, 8, 16, 2
[Ar] 3d8 4s2
3d8 4s2
-2;-1  1;2;3;4
3F4
nickel Shells
75
75
75
186.207
111.207
2, 8, 18, 32, 13, 2
[Xe] 4f14 5d5 6s2
5d5 6s2
-3;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6;7
6S5/2
rhenium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
58Ni, 60Ni, 61Ni, 62Ni, 64Ni.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
185Re.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

2
1.91
112 kJ/mol
737.1, 1753, 3395, 5.3×103, 7339, 1.04×104, 1.28×104, 1.56×104, 1.86×104, 21670, 30970, 3.4×104, 3.71×104, 4.15×104, 4.48×104, 4.81×104, 55101, 58570, 1.487×105, 1.59×105, 1.694×105 kJ/mol
7
1.9
14.5 kJ/mol
760, 1260, 2510, 3640 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

8.908 g/cm3
6.5888414907948

 

200 GPa
76 GPa
180 GPa
0.31


 

4 MPa
638 MPa
700 MPa

 

1.4×107 S/m
7×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

91 W/(m K)
0.0000134 K-1

 

Ferromagnetic
631 K
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A

 

4970 m/s
21.02 g/cm3
8.8585632730733

 

463 GPa
178 GPa
370 GPa
0.3


 

7 MPa
2450 MPa
1320 MPa

 

5.6×106 S/m
1.8×10-7 m Ω
1.7

 

48 W/(m K)
6.2×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
4.56×10-9
8.49×10-10
9.59e-05

 

N/A

 

4.7×103 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1455 °C
2913 °C
N/A
N/A

 

17.2 kJ/mol
378 kJ/mol
N/A
3186 °C
5596 °C
N/A
1.7

 

33 kJ/mol
705 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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4.1
3089
N/A
4
N/A
2
1

 

N/A
N/A
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RTECSVI0780000
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A

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