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Mineral of the month: tungsten

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Tungsten has the highest melting point of all metals, one of the highest densities and, when combined with carbon, is almost as hard as diamond. These and other properties make it useful in a wide variety of important commercial, industrial and military applications.

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Title:
Mineral of the month: tungsten
Series title:
Geotimes
Volume
2006
Issue:
February
Year Published:
2006
Language:
English
Publisher:
American Geosciences Institute
Publisher location:
Alexandria, VA
Contributing office(s):
National Minerals Information Center
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