Key information
Atomic number: 
Atomic weight: 
4510 kg/m³
Boiling point: 
3533.16° K
Melting point: 
1941.16° K
Heat vapour: 
445.98 kJ/mol
Heat fusion: 
15.49 kJ/mol
Thermal conductivity: 
2.4 W/m/K

Titanium is a bright grey metal. It was first isolated by J.J. Berzelius in 1825

The main use of titanium metal is in aircraft engines and frames

Titanium is a highly important commodity. It is fairly abundant element and as such is suitable to a range of applications where metals which are more scare, including scandium or vanadium, may offer similar properties. It occurs in steel as an alloying element, one of a number of alloys including titanium. Titanium dioxide is the most commonly used compound of titanium, and is found in a wide range of common applications including paint, watches and in toothpaste.

Electron Shell: 
Amazon Books
Image of The Last Sorcerers: The Path from Alchemy to the Periodic Table
Author: National Academy of Sciences, Richard Morris
Publisher: Henry (Joseph) Press (2003)
Binding: Hardcover, 294 pages