Titanium is a very strong, shiny silver metal of low density with high resistance to corrosion. With strength comparable to that of steel, this transitional metal is nevertheless much lighter and is used in situations th... More »

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Titanium belongs to the group of elements known as transition metals, known for their variable valence and oxidation states. That is, the electrons in these elements can inhabit various orbits around the nucleus, and the... More »

Titanium comes from several sources, including deposits in Australia, North America, the Middle East and South Africa. Titanium occurs on its own in large reserves located below the surface of the Earth. However, it is a... More »

Copper is important because of its conductivity, malleability, ductility and its resistance to corrosion. Copper, an element with the periodic symbol CU, is not just important in industry. It is also a mineral that's vit... More »

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Titanium is part of the transition metals family. The transition metals family contains 38 elements, which is the largest number of elements of any family on the periodic table. More »

Titanium comes from several sources, including deposits in Australia, North America, the Middle East and South Africa. Titanium occurs on its own in large reserves located below the surface of the Earth. However, it is a... More »

Titanium was discovered by Reverend William Gregor in 1791. The element is the ninth most abundant in the Earth's crust. Titanium is a light but strong metal. More »

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