|Description||Rhenium is a rare metal that has an extremely high melting point and a heat-stable crystalline structure. It is used in high-temperature superalloys, to make turbine blades for jet aircraft engines and is a catalyst for petroleum refining.|
|Originators||John, David A.; Seal, Robert R. II; Polyak, Désirée E.; Schulz, Klaus J. (Editor); DeYoung, John H. Jr. (Editor); Seal, Robert R. II (Editor); and Bradley, Dwight C. (Editor)|
|Publication||U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1802
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