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Periodic Table Element Comparison: Compare Elements - Iron vs Tungsten

Compare Iron and Tungsten

Compare Iron and Tungsten on the basis of their properties, attributes and periodic table facts. Compare elements on more than 90 properties. All the elements of similar categories show a lot of similarities and differences in their chemical, atomic, physical properties and uses. These similarities and dissimilarities should be known while we study periodic table elements. You can study the detailed comparison between Iron vs Tungsten with most reliable information about their properties, attributes, facts, uses etc. You can compare Fe vs W on more than 90 properties like electronegativity , oxidation state, atomic shells, orbital structure, Electronaffinity, physical states, electrical conductivity and many more.

Facts

Iron
26
Fe
55.845
Solid
Gray
transition metal
8
iron family 
4
d
[Ar] 3d6 4s2
1538 °C
2861 °C
2, 8, 14, 2
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Tungsten
74
W
183.84
Solid
Gray
transition metal
6
chromium family 
6
d
[Xe] 4f14 5d4 6s2
3422 °C
5555 °C
2, 8, 18, 32, 12, 2
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Neighborhood Elements of Tungsten

History

History
The element Iron was discovered by unknown in year 2000 BC in unknown place. Iron derived its name from from English word (ferrum in Latin)
The element Tungsten was discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in year 1783 in Spain. Tungsten derived its name derived its name from from the Swedish tung sten, 'heavy stone' (W is wolfram, the old name of the tungsten mineral wolframite)

Presence: Abundance in Nature and Around Us

Ppb by weight (1ppb =10^-7 %)
0.0011
0.001
0.22
0.063
3×10-7%
6e-05
5×10-8%
4×10-7%
1.2e-07
1.1e-06
1.2×10-8%
N/A

Crystal Structure and Atomic Structure

156 pm
7.0923291846584 cm3
125 pm
N/A
2.56
iron Spectrum
286.65, 286.65, 286.65 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

iron Crystal Structure
193 pm
9.5501298701299 cm3
146 pm
N/A
18.4
tungsten Spectrum
316.52, 316.52, 316.52 pm
π/2, π/2, π/2
Im_ 3m
229

Body Centered Cubic

tungsten Crystal Structure

Atomic and Orbital Properties

Atomic Number
Number of Electrons (with no charge)
Number of Protons
Mass Number
Number of Neutrons
Shell structure (Electrons per energy level)
Electron Configuration
Valence Electrons
Oxidation State
Atomic Term Symbol (Quantum Numbers)
Shell structure
26
26
26
55.845
29.845
2, 8, 14, 2
[Ar] 3d6 4s2
3d6 4s2
-4;-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6;7
5D4
iron Shells
74
74
74
183.84
109.84
2, 8, 18, 32, 12, 2
[Xe] 4f14 5d4 6s2
5d4 6s2
-4;-2;-1  1;2;3;4;5;6
5D0
tungsten Shells

Isotopes - Nuclear Properties

Isotopes
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
54Fe, 56Fe, 57Fe, 58Fe.
Naturally occurring stable isotopes:
180W, 182W, 183W, 184W, 186W.

Chemical Properties: Ionization Energies and electron affinity

3
1.83
15.7 kJ/mol
762.5, 1561.9, 2957, 5290, 7240, 9560, 12060, 14580, 22540, 25290, 2.8×104, 31920, 34830, 37840, 4.41×104, 47206, 1.222×105, 1.31×105, 1.405×105, 1.526×105, 1.63×105 kJ/mol
6
2.36
78.6 kJ/mol
770, 1.7×103 kJ/mol

Physical Properties

7.874 g/cm3
7.0923291846584

 

211 GPa
82 GPa
170 GPa
0.29


 

4 MPa
608 MPa
490 MPa

 

1×107 S/m
9.7×10-8 m Ω
N/A

 

80 W/(m K)
0.0000118 K-1

 

Ferromagnetic
1043 K
N/A
N/A
N/A

 

N/A

 

4910 m/s
19.25 g/cm3
9.5501298701299

 

411 GPa
161 GPa
310 GPa
0.28


 

7.5 MPa
3430 MPa
2570 MPa

 

2×107 S/m
5×10-8 m Ω
0.015

 

170 W/(m K)
4.5×10-6 K-1

 

Paramagnetic
N/A
4.59×10-9
8.44×10-10
8.84e-05

 

N/A

 

5174 m/s

Thermal Properties - Enthalpies and thermodynamics

1538 °C
2861 °C
N/A
N/A

 

13.8 kJ/mol
347 kJ/mol
N/A
3422 °C
5555 °C
N/A
0.015

 

35 kJ/mol
800 kJ/mol
N/A

Regulatory and Health - Health and Safety Parameters and Guidelines

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RTECSNO4565500
4.1
3089
N/A
1
N/A
1
0

 

100 °C
N/A
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4.1
3089
N/A
2
N/A
1
1

 

N/A
N/A

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