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RE

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for REUNION.

RE

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the French Overseas Department of Reunion. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Reunion's bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Reunion. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Reunion.
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6]C based on tungsten and rhenium and the enlarged [gamma]'-phase of the irregular shape.
The company chief executive officer for the subsidiary, Ivanhoe Australia Limited (ASX: IAL), Peter Reeve, said, 'The results achieved on the Merlin Project to date indicate it is now the highest-grade source of rhenium and molybdenum identified anywhere in the world.
In general, Re or Mo shows significant correlation with either U or TOC in different fields (except for Golpazari) which gives the support to postulation that there are a few minerals in which rhenium is the main mineral forming element.
Rhenium was determined by precipitation as nitron perrhenate (Hillebrand et al, 1953, Klimova, 1967).
Extremely rare and expensive, rhenium is a silvery metal used in satellites, thermometers and missiles.
The remarkable deposit of rhenium sulfide found in fumarolic deposits at the Kudriavy Volcano, Iturup Island (between Kamchatka and Japan), which caused much excitement as the first rhenium-dominant mineral known, is reported to have been vaporized following a rise in temperature of the site
They named it rhenium, after the Latin name of the Rhine river.
It is also North America's only producer of rhenium.
It produces rare earth magnetic materials as well as a variety of high-purity, custom engineered products from 13 different rare earths (lights and heavies) as well as five rare metals (gallium, indium, rhenium, tantalum and niobium), and the transition metals yttrium and zirconium.
The 12 included rhenium, used in turbo engines and radiation screens, lanthanum, used in hybrid car batteries, and europium, used for lasers.
Quantities of silver, palladium and rhenium also occur in the deposit.
The medical isotopes category covers major isotopes used in SPECT and PET imaging like technetium, thallium, gallium, rhenium, yttrium and others.