Tungsten is a hard steel-gray metal of the transition series. It has a very high melting point and is used to make electric light filaments.
Atomic number: 74
Atomic mass: 183.84
Its a metal and a solid
Family name: transition metals
It was discovered by: Carl Wilhelm Scheele
It was discovered in 1781
It is used for things like Darts, Vacuum tubes, and Light bulbs.
Facts: It greatly increases the toughness of steel when alloyed with it.
It is very risistant to corrsion and is only attacked slight by most mineral acids.
It can be cut with a hacksaw in its pure state.