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Name: Tungsten
Symbol: W
Atomic Number: 74
Atomic Mass: 183.84
Standard State: solid
Group name: none
Period in Periodic Table: 6
Color: grayish white, lusturousexternal image Electron_shell_074_tungsten.png
Classification: metallic
Tungsten has the highest melting point and lowest vapor pressure of all metals. Tungsten is also called Wolfram. Tungsten and its alloys are used to make filaments for electric lights and television tubes. Tungsten is produced commercially by reducing tungsten oxide with carbon or hydrogen. Its melting point is 3680 degrees C and its boiling point is 5930 degrees C. Tungsten can have 2-6 valence electrons.