Who discovered Titanium?

raman   November 26, 2011   Comments Off on Who discovered Titanium?

Titanium is chemical element. Its atomic number is 22 and it is represented by the symbol Ti. It is a silvery colored strong, lustrous, corrosion-resistant metal.

It was discovered in 1791 by William Gregor, a British clergyman and mineralogist. It was discovered in Cornwall County, England.

He discovered titanium while conducting a chemical analysis of the mineral ilmenite and found an unknown substance in the mineral.

Titanium Discovered  By William Gregor