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Name Titanium
Symbol Ti
Atomic number 22
Atomic mass 47.9 amu
Classification Transition metal
Crystal structure Hexagonal
Color Silver
Date of discovery 1791
Name of discoverer William Gregor
Name origin From the Greek word titanos (Titans)
Uses Paint, rubber, paper
Obtained from Minerals (ilmenite, rutile)

Titanium is a metallic element which is notable for having the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any metal and for its incredible resistance to corrosion. These properties have led the metal to become a material of choice for aerospace applications.