Date of Discovery: 1783
Discoverer: Fausto and Juan Jose de Elhuyar
Name Origin: From the Swedish words tung sten (heavy stone)
Uses: used widely in electronics industry
Obtained From: scheelite, wolframite

 
Atomic Number: 74
Atomic Mass: 183.84 amu
Melting Point: 3410.0 °C (3683.15 K, 6170.0 °F)
Boiling Point: 5660.0 °C (5933.15 K, 10220.0 °F)
Crystal Structure: Cubic
Density @ 293 K: 19.3 g/cm3
Color: Silver

 
Isotope
W-180
W-181
W-182
W-183
W-184
W-185
W-185m
W-186
W-187
W-188
Half Life
Stable
121.2 days
Stable
Stable
Stable
74.8 days
1.6 minutes
Stable
23.9 hours
69.4 days