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Six Interesting Facts About Tungsten

Tungsten is a metal that has atomic number 74, and it has a silver – white color. Many people recognize this metal because it’s used with a light bulb as a filament. Tungsten has an element symbol W, originating from its old name Wolfram.

The date of discovery

The world found about tungsten in 1783 when the Spanish brothers Juan Jose and Fausto D’Elhuyar isolated this element from wolframite ore and they were responsible for the discovery or this metal. However, in 1781 Carl Wilhelm Scheele made an unknown tungstic acid from a material we now call scheelite.

W Resources Plc (LON:WRES) engages in the exploration and development of tungsten, tin, copper, and gold properties.

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