Titanium

 


 

Name Titanium
Symbol Ti
Atomic Number 22
Atomic Mass 47.867 atomic mass units
Number of Protons 22
Number of Neutrons 26
Number of Electrons 22
Melting Point 1660.0 C
Boiling Point 3287.0 C
Density 4.54 grams per cubic centimeter
Normal Phase Solid
Family Transition Metals
Period 4
Cost Unavailable

 


 

Origin of Name From the Greek word Titans, which were the sons of the earth goddess in Greek mythology
Date and Place of Discovery In 1779 in Cornwall, England
Discovered by William Gregor
Common Compounds
Interesting facts
  • Titanium has a low density and good strength.

  • Titanium is the only element that burns in nitrogen.

  • Titanium is used in fireworks.

Common Uses
  • Mill products such as sheet, plate, bar, wire, forgings and castings can be found in industrial, aerospace, and recreational markets.

 

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