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Titanium By Tucker

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Titanium
By: Tucker
Titanium's Name
Titanium was named after the Titans of Greek mythology. In Greek mythology, the titans were the first of all gods and were later overthrown by Zeus and his brothers. The abbreviation for titanium is ti, and its atomic number is 22.
By: Tucker
Titanium was discovered in Creed, Cornwall in 1791 by William Gregor, a British priest and mineralogist.
The History of Titanium
The Name
The Name
Easy Element Facts
Titanium has;
-22 protons
-20 neutrons
-22 electrons
Titanium is a strong, silvery, transition metal that occurs naturally.
Titanium's melting point is 3034 degrees Fahrenheit and its boiling point is 5949 degrees Fahrenheit. Also, titanium's atomic mass is 47.867 ± 0.001 u.
Uses
Because titanium is so strong, it is used in...
Bikes
Aircraft
Spacecraft
Computers
Golf Clubs
Fun Facts!
Titanium is the ninth most abundant element in
earth's crust. It is mainly found in igneous rocks.
Sources
http://chemistry.about.com
http://www.webelements.com
http://en.wikibooks.org
http://wanttoknowit.com
Apollo 17 brought back rocks from the moon that contained titanium. The sun, meteorites and even your body contain it to.
Titanium is twice the strength of Carbon-Steel, but half the weight!
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