Sentence Examples

  • Two oxides of germanium are known, the dioxide, GeO2, being obtained by roasting the sulphide and treatment with nitric acid.
  • Germanium compounds on fusion with alkaline carbonates and sulphur form salts known as thiogermanates.
  • If excess of a mineral acid be added to a solution of an alkaline thiogermanate a white precipitate of germanium disulphide, GeS2, is obtained.
  • 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.