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Titanium

Titanium is a lustrous transition metal with a silver color. It has low density and high strength

Name Titanium
Atomic Number 22
Atomic Weight 47.867 u
Symbol Ti
Melting Point ( °C ) 1941 K
Boiling Point ( °C ) 3560 K
Density (g/cm3) 4.5
Earth crust (%) .66%
Discovery (Year) 1791
Group 4
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,

Reactivity:

Water: small reaction Air: normal reaction Acids: no reaction Bases: no reaction

Discovered:

Titanium was discovered in Cornwall, Great Britain, by William Gregor in 1791 and named by Martin Heinrich Klaproth for the Titans of Greek mythology.

Uses:

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.

Resources:

<ref>http://www.chemeddl.org/resources/ptl/index.php </ref> <ref>http://www.supraalloys.com/medical-titanium.php</ref> <ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titanium </ref> <ref>http://titanium.com/2011/09/07/the-most-fascinating-titanium-uses/ </ref> <ref>http://www.webelements.com/titanium/chemistry.html</ref>