Titanium is a lustrous transition metal with a silver color. It has low density and high strength
|Atomic Weight||47.867 u|
|Melting Point ( °C )||1941 K|
|Boiling Point ( °C )||3560 K|
|Earth crust (%)||.66%|
|Electron configuration||[Ar] 3d2 4s2|
|Ionization energy (eV)||658.995 kJ/mol|
Other useful information:
Period: 4, Abundance: Earth: 6.7 log , Solar: 3.38 log, Source: Ilmenite, rutile(oxide), State of Matter: solid, transition metal Atomic Radius: 147 pm, Ionic Radius: 100 pm, Electronegativity: 1.2 unities, Number of Isotopes: 5, Common Oxidation Numbers: +4,
Water: small reaction Air: normal reaction Acids: no reaction Bases: no reaction
Titanium was discovered in Cornwall, Great Britain, by William Gregor in 1791 and named by Martin Heinrich Klaproth for the Titans of Greek mythology.
Titanium has industrial and medical uses. It’s used in industrial to make different sorts of stuff, from jets to bicycles, to computers. They are used in the medical field for the instruments they use, and even bone plates that they put into humans.
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