That Tungsten Company is Auctioning Its largest-ever cube as an NFT


A key producer feeding crypto’s twitter’s tungsten craze is auctioning off an NFT tied to the most important tungsten cube it’s ever made.

The NFT’s title says all of it: “The Tungsten Cube – 14 inch, ~1,784 lb cube held in Willowbrook, Illinois, USA by Midwest Tungsten Service.” Bidding on OpenSea begins Friday, e-commerce director Sean Murray advised coindesk.

According to the outline on OpenSea, the NFT grants its holder once-a-year visiting rights for the super-dense cube.

The NFT is the most recent twist in a week-long meme saga that turned a sleepy metals producer into crypto twitter’s unlikely superstar…. And all due to super-dense cubes

Traders and journalists and tweeters and moonbois have all been buying these desk tchotchkes for a whole lot of {dollars} or extra. (Full disclosure: this reporter has his personal Midwest 1-incher. It’s surprisingly dense!)

Keeping the 14-inch cube at Midwest Tungsten HQ is perhaps out of necessity.

Murray beforehand advised CoinDesk that Midwest Tungsten was contemplating making a supremely heavy cube however wasn’t positive tips on how to get transportation squared away.

He’d additionally sworn to maintain Midwest Tungsten targeted on the metals and never NFTs. But per week of surging gross sales modified the calculus.

“I wanted to let you know first that we’re going to try an NFT. Swerving out of our lane, I guess. The crypto twitter community’s enthusiasm for cryptocurrency and NFTs is contagious.”