The metal is silvery white and at red heat slowly changes in air to the resquioxide. At higher temperatures it converts back to the element. Rhodium has a higher melting point and lower density than platinum. It is highly reflective, hard, and durable.
Melting point: 1964 °C Boiling point: 3695 °C
A wire is a uniform strand of a pure metal with a diameter <2mm. Available on a spool or on a ring.