Titanium

Titainium metal facts

Basics

Element name-Titanium

Symbol-Ti
Atomic #-22

Atomic weight-47.867

Group-4

Period-4

Color-Silvery metallic

Classification-metal

Details

History-Named after the titans of ancient Greek mythology titanium was found by Reverend William Gregor in 1791, the pure element was not made until 1910 by Matthew A. Hunter

Uses- Fireworks, Jewelry, and bone replacements

Description-lustrous and white when pure

Biology(in humans)- no biological role in humans unless it is a replacement

Geology(in the universe)-normally found in igneous and sediment rocks, titanates , and many iron ores

Properties-Quite common, Good strength , excellent corrosion resistance

Interesting facts- 9th most abundant element in the earth crust but the element is not found free, it is the only element that burns in nitrogen, found in the sun and in meteors.