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Atomic Number: 22
Atomic Weight: 47.90
Melting Point: 1660
Boiling Point: 3287
Specific Gravity: 4.54
Valence(s): 3
Discovered by Gregor in 1791 and named by Klaproth in 1795, titanium was isolated by Hunter in 1910. Titanium occurs in the minerals rutile and ilmenite, and in Iron ores. It is also present in Meteorites and in the Sun. It is used in making alloys where light weight, strength, and the ability to withstand extreme temperatures are important.
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