Tungsten is a strong, silver-colored metal. This is the element with the highest melting point. At high temperatures, a colorful oxidation layer can form over the metal.
Description: Tungsten is a highest-melting-point dense metal.
Where It's Used: Tungsten has the highest melting point of all metals, leading to its use as filaments in incandescent bulbs. It is also used in steels to impart strength.