Division of Geology and Mineral Resources Titanium
Pure titanium is a lustrous, white metal with a low density, good strength, and excellent corrosion resistance. Its chemical symbol is Ti. The minerals ilmenite, FeTiO 3, and rutile, TiO 2, are the most common sources of titanium. Most titanium production is used for the manufacture of white paint pigment; titanium metal is an important alloying agent with aluminum, molybdenum, manganese, and iron.