Tungsten, Colorado

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Tungsten is a ghost town in Boulder County, in the U.S. state of Colorado.[1]

A post office called Tungsten was established in 1916, and remained in operation until 1950,[2] the community took its name from a nearby tungsten mine.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tungsten (historical)
  2. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Dawson, John Frank. Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 50.