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Tungsten

Tung´sten   Pronunciation: tŭng´stĕn
n.1.(Chem.) A rare element of the chromium group found in certain minerals, as wolfram and scheelite, and isolated as a heavy steel-gray metal which is very hard and infusible. It has both acid and basic properties. When alloyed in small quantities with steel, it greatly increases its hardness. Symbol W (Wolframium). Atomic weight, 183.6. Specific gravity, 18.
2.(Min.) Scheelite, or calcium tungstate.
Tungsten ocher
(Min.) tungstite.
Noun1.tungsten - a heavy gray-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
atomic number 74, iron manganese tungsten, metal, metallic element, scheelite, W, wolfram, wolframite
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