Is titanium a metal or a mineral?

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Titanium is a metallic element. it has the atomic number of 22.

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Is titanium the strongest mineral?

No. Titanium is not a mineral, it is a metal that can be smelted from such minerals as rutile and ilmenite. Titanium is not the strongest metal, either. The reason that it is named "titanium" is that it has a very high ratio of strength to density: it is about as strong as some steels but 45% lighter.

Is titanium a rock or mineral?

Titanium is a metallic element.

Will titanium scratch titanium?

Yes. Any metal or mineral will scratch itself and anything softer than it on the hardness scale.

What kind of metal is titanium?

Titanium is a pure element not an alloy.

Is titanium a metal a nonmetal or semi metal?

Titanium (Ti) is a metal. It is a d-block element / transition metal element.

What family does titanium belong?

The metal titanium is a transitional metal.

Is titanium a nonmetal or metal or metalloid?

titanium is a metal. But titanium is not in any particular family it is in a group called the "transition metals".Titanium is a d-block metal.

Is titanium a rock mineral or element?

Titanium is a metallic element.

Is titanium is a semiconductor?

No, titanium is a metal.

Why is titanium the best mineral for wheelchairs and crutches?

Titanium is light weight

Is zircon titanate a metal?

No, zircon titanate is not a metal, it is categorized as a salt or a mineral. Titanate is a radical consisting of one titanium atom and three oxygen atoms. Once you get oxygen into the compound you no longer have a metal.

What metal oxide is aded to paint to make it bright white?

The most common such oxide is titanium dioxide, also known as the mineral rutile.