In detail

Titanium (Ti) properties

Atomic mass, symbol and atomic number

titanium is a naturally occurring element with the element symbol Ti and the atomic number 22. In the periodic table it stands with an atomic mass of 47.867 u in the 4th subgroup. The chemical element discovered by William Gregor in 1791 is not radioactive and is in a solid state at room temperature.

Profile: Titanium

Chemical element:titanium
Atomic number:22
Group:Titan group
Series:Transition metals
explorers:William Gregory
Year of discovery:1791
Atomic properties
Atomic mass:47,867 and
Atomic radius:140 pm
Covalent radius:160 pm
Van der Waals radius:unknown
Electron configuration:Ar 3d2 4s2
ionization:658.8 kJ / mol
Physical Properties
Physical state:firmly
Crystal structure:hexagonal
molar volume:10,64 · 10-6 m3/ mol
Mohs hardness:6
Melting point:1668 ° C
Boiling point:3260 ° C
Heat of fusion:18.7 kJ / mol
Heat of vaporization:457 kJ / mol
Thermal conductivity:22 W
Chemical properties

Did you know that ...

  • not titanium, but carbon (diamond) is the hardest element in the periodic table?
  • Titanium is commonly used in dentistry because it does not corrode?
  • Titanium joints are not repelled by the body?
  • Titanium must be extracted from ores because it does not occur in elemental form on Earth?
  • powdered titanium can explode?