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  • Germanium compounds on fusion with alkaline carbonates and sulphur form salts known as thiogermanates.
  • GERMANIUM (symbol Ge, atomic weight 72.5); one of the metallic elements included in the same natural family as carbon, silicon, tin and lead.
  • Two oxides of germanium are known, the dioxide, GeO2, being obtained by roasting the sulphide and treatment with nitric acid.
  • By heating the metal with chlorine, germanic chloride, GeCl4, is obtained as a colourless fuming liquid boiling at 86-87° C., it is decomposed by water forming a hydrated germanium dioxide.
  • Germanium dichloride, GeCl2, and germanium chloroform, GeHCl3, have also been described.
 

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