Titanium â€“ the Titan amongst metals This thread is dedicated to a very interesting metal, called Titanium. A titanium crystal bar, high purity 99,995 % [table="width: 500, class: grid"] [tr] [td]Nomenclature or Etymology[/td] [td]Titan[/td] [/tr] [tr] [td]Discovery[/td] [td]in Cornwall, Great Britain, by William Gregor, in 1791[/td] [/tr] [tr] [td]Symbol[/td] [td]Ti[/td] [/tr] [tr] [td]Density[/td] [td]4.506 gÂ·cm[SUP]âˆ’3[/SUP][/td] [/tr] [tr] [td]Melting Point[/td] [td]1941 K,â€‚1668 Â°C,â€‚3034 Â°F[/td] [/tr] [/table] The largest producer is VSMPO-AVISMA (Ð’Ð¡ÐœÐŸÐž-ÐÐ’Ð˜Ð¡ÐœÐ), headquartered in Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia. Titanium India produces Titanium in India, and claims, "It's lighter than aluminum but stronger than steel . . . that's called Titanium." Overview References are provided as links within the text above.