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Transcript of Tungsten

Physical Properties of Tungstun
Density: 19.3 g/cm3
Melting Point: 3422° C
Boiling Point: 5555° C

Group 6
Transition Metal
2 Valence Electrons
Cool Facts
Tungsten has the highest melting point and the lowest vapor pressure of metals.
When Bonded
It makes...

It's Elemental. Steve Gagnon, n.d. Web. 8 Dec. 2013. <http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele074.html>.
Marshall Cavendish. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Marshall Cavendish Science Reference Center. Web. 21 Nov. 2013. <http://www.marshallcavendishdigital.com/articledisplayresult/38/7943/81500>.
Web Elements. Mark Winter, n.d. Web. 21 Nov. 2013. <http://webelements.com/tungsten/>.
Who Discovered It? Word Press, n.d. Web. 21 Nov. 2013. <http://discovery.yukozimo.com/>.

Used for:
Reacts directly with elements like:
State of Matter
Very Shiny

Electric Furnaces
X- Rays

High Speed
Cutting Tools
Rocket Engines

It Oxidizes in air
Derived from Wolfram/ Wolframite
Which is why its element symbol is W
It becomes very dense when bonded with other metals.
Tungsten means "heavy stone in Swedish
It is flammable
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