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Atomic symbol - W
Atomic weight - 183.85
Atomic number - 74
Electron configuration - 2-8-18-32-12-2
Oxidation states - +6
State of matter - sold
Heavy metal-ductile
Discovered in 1783 by Juan Jos. and Fausto Elhuyar
Boils at 5927 .C, melts at 3410 .C

Used in steel because tungsten is a strong metal. Tungsten has a second name
of Wolfram. It has a nickel-white to grayish lustre.

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