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Mineral resource of the month: titanium

January 1, 2011

Titanium is hip - at least when it comes to airplanes and jewelry. Known for its high strength-to weight ratio and its resistance to corrosion, titanium and its alloys can also be found in everything from knee replacements to eyeglass frames to baseball bats to fighter planes.

Publication Year 2011
Title Mineral resource of the month: titanium
Authors Joseph Gambogi
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Earth
Index ID 70044902
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center