|Origin of Name||Swedish, tung sten = "heavy stone."|
|Discovery Credits||Isolated by J. J. and F. Elhuijar at Vergara, Spain.|
|Color||Grayish White, Lustrous|
|Standard State||Solid at 77 F & 298 K|
|Description||Obtained as dull gray powder, difficult to melt. Metal is lustrous and silvery white. Resists attack by oxygen, acids, and alkalis. Used in alloys, light bulb filaments, and cutting tools.
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