The Periodic Table/74 - Tungsten (W)

Element Tungsten (W, 74)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Tungsten. Its shemical symbol is W and its atomic number is 74. The relative atomic mass of Tungsten is 183.84 u. The elemental classification of Tungsten is Transition metals, and it belongs to group 6 and period 6 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Tungsten is 19300 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Tungsten is 7.5 Mohs. The melting point of Tungsten is 3653 Kelvin (3380 ℃). The boiling point of Tungsten is 5800 Kelvin (5527 ℃). Tungsten was discovered in the year 1781 by Carl Wilhelm Scheele.

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Data about element Tungsten

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Transition metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
183.84 u
19300 kg/m3
Melting point
3653 K   (3380 ℃)
Boiling point
5800 K   (5527 ℃)
Mineral hardness
7.5 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Carl Wilhelm Scheele