Tungsten is a heavy, brittle metal found in rocks and igneous rocks. It is also found in coal, copper, and tin ores.

Tungsten has a melting point of 3410°F (1796°C), making it one of the few metals that can be melted by human hands.

Tungsten is a metal with many industrial applications. It is used in welding because it can withstand high temperatures and sparks. Tungsten is also used in the manufacture of incandescent light bulbs because it has a very low melting point.