Symbol: Ti
Atomic number: 22
Category: transition metals
Group: 4
Period: 4
Block: d
Atomic weight: 47.867 g/mol
Electrons per shell: 2, 8, 10, 2
CAS number: 7440-32-6
Phase: solid
Density: 4.506 kg/l (near room temperature)
Melting point: 1941 K (1668C, 3034F)
Boiling point: 3560 K (3287C, 5949F)
Crystal structure: hexagonal
Oxidation states: 4, 3, 2, 1
Electronegativity: 1.54 (Pauling scale)
Name's origin: The Titans of Greek
- is a light, strong, lustrous, corrosion- resistant (including to sea water and chlorine) transition metal with a silver colour
- is always bonded to other elements in nature
- is used in body piercing and implants
- is contained in meteorites