The name titanium originates from the Greek word "titanos," meaning Titans from Greek mythology. Titanium is the ninth most abundant element in the earth's crust.Know More
Titanium was discovered in ilmenite by Reverend William Gregor in 1791 in England. The element was rediscovered in rutile ore in 1795 by the German chemist Martin Heinrich Klaproth.
Titanium's natural color is lustrous white. The crystal structure of the element is hexagonal. Titanium is a Tranisition Metal meaning it is ductile, malleable and able to conduct electricity and heat. Titanium is found in most igneous rocks, and it is commonly used in jewelry such as wedding bands and watches.Learn more about Precious Metals & Gems
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