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    Rhenium Isotope Materials

    The range in natural materials of δ187Re values is small, extending from 0.0 to 0.3 ‰. The majority of rhenium-isotope measurements are for rhenium-osmium chronology in geochemistry and cosmo-chemistry.

    δ187Re Values of Reference Materials

    Name Material δ187ReSRM989
    NIST SRM 989elemental Re 0 ‰ *
    NIST SRM 3143solution+0.29(7) ‰
    USGS SDO-1shale oil+0.21(13) ‰
    Name Material δ187ReSRM989

    Footnotes      Back to Top
    * Exact value defining the δ187ReSRM989 scale.
    Values in parenthesis are expanded (k = 2) uncertainties applicable to the last digits. The values listed in this table are compilation and are not necessarily CIAAW recommendations.


    W.A. Brand et al
    Assessment of international reference materials for isotope-ratio analysis Pure and Applied Chemistry 86, 425-467 (2014)