Titanium

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Chemical Elements
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Titanium

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Who discovered it?

Titanium

William Gregor discovered titanium in 1791.Melting point:3,034°F (1,668°C)Atomic number: 22Atomic mass: 47.867 ± 0.001 uDiscovered: 1701Discovered by: William Gregor

what is it?

Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22. It is a lustrous transition metal with a silver color, low density and high strength. It is highly resistant to corrosion in sea water, aqua regia and chlorine.

What to it combined with?Its most common compound, titanium dioxide, is a popular photocatalyst and is used in the manufacture of white pigments. Other compounds include titanium tetrachloride (TiCl4), a component of smoke screens and catalysts; and titanium trichloride (TiCl3), which is used as a catalyst in the production of polypropylene.

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