Tungsten

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Tungsten

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Tungsten

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-Tungsten comes from the swedish words "tung-sten" meaning "heavy stone"-the symbol W comes from "wolfram" named after a mineral similar to tungsten.

tungsten is ised to make filaments for icandesent and fluorescent light bulbs also in television tubes and is used as the target for X-ray production.

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Tungsten can be found in the 6th coulumnand on in the 6th row with the atomic number 74its emelent confugration is 2,8,8,18,18,5

citations: http://periodictable.com/Elements/074/ www.tungstenaffinity.com www.geevor.com http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele074.html https://www.mineralseducationcoalition.org/minerals/tungsten

Tungsten was discovered by Juan Jose and Fausto Elhuyar spanish chemists in 1783. Tungsten is a transition metal. Tungsten is retrieved from the ore minerals scheelite (CaWO4, calcium tungstate) and wolframite ((Fe,Mn)WO4, iron-manganese tungstate).


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