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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Rhenium vs Ruthenium

Compare Rhenium and Ruthenium

Compare Rhenium and Ruthenium 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 Rhenium vs Ruthenium with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Re vs Ru on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

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
Ruthenium
44
Ru
101.07
Solid
Silver
transition metal
8
iron family 
5
d
[Kr] 4d7 5s1
2334 °C
4150 °C
2, 8, 18, 15, 1
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Neighborhood Elements of Ruthenium

History

History
The element Rhenium was discovered by Masataka Ogawa in year 1925 in Germany. Rhenium derived its name from from Rhenus, the Latin name for the river Rhine
The element Ruthenium was discovered by Karl Ernst Claus in year 1844 in Russia. Ruthenium derived its name derived its name from from Ruthenia, the New Latin name for Russia

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
2×10-8%
1×10-8%
4.9×10-6%
2.6×10-7%
1×10-10%
N/A
4×10-7%
5×10-7%
8.1e-07
9.9×10-8%
7×10-11%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic 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
178 pm
8.1705739692805 cm3
126 pm
N/A
2.6
ruthenium Spectrum
270.59, 270.59, 428.15 pm
π/2, π/2, 2 π/3
P63/mmc
194

Simple Hexagonal

ruthenium 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
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
44
44
44
101.07
57.07
2, 8, 18, 15, 1
[Kr] 4d7 5s1
4d7 5s1
-4;-2  1;2;3;4;5;6;7;8
5F5
ruthenium Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
185Re.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
100Ru, 101Ru, 102Ru, 104Ru, 96Ru, 98Ru, 99Ru.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

7
1.9
14.5 kJ/mol
760, 1260, 2510, 3640 kJ/mol
6
2.2
101.3 kJ/mol
710.2, 1620, 2747 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

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
12.37 g/cm3
8.1705739692805

 

447 GPa
173 GPa
220 GPa
0.3


 

6.5 MPa
N/A
2160 MPa

 

1.4×107 S/m
7.1×10-8 m Ω
0.49

 

120 W/(m K)
6.4×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
5.42×10-9
5.48×10-10
6.7e-05

 

N/A

 

5970 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

3186 °C
5596 °C
N/A
1.7

 

33 kJ/mol
705 kJ/mol
N/A
2334 °C
4150 °C
N/A
0.49

 

25.7 kJ/mol
580 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A
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N/A
4.1
3089
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A
N/A

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