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Germanium The element that i am studying is Germanium Ge is the chemical symbol that represents Germanium The atomic number is 32 and the atomic mass is 7261amu There are 32 protons 41 neutrons and 32 electrons Davis143 The Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleyev predicted the existence and chemical properties of germanium in 1871 because of its position under silicon in the periodic table he called it ekasilicon The element was actually discovered in the silver-sulfide ore argyrodite by the German chemist Clemens Alexander Winkler in 1886 Heiserman 128 There are many chemical properties in Germanium Some of them include that Germanium is an inactive elemant unless divided Ge does not dissolve in water but on the other hand dissolves in hot acid Germanium does not react with oxygen at room tempatures Newton 211 There are also many Physical Properties Germanium is a bright shiny silvery color It is also brittle and breaks apart easily The melting point of Ge is 9374 degrees Celcius Germaniums boiling point is 2830 degrees celcius This element is a good semicunductor of electricitynewton 211 Germanium occurs in small quantities in the ores of silver copper and zinc and in the mineral germanite which contains 8 percent germanium Germanium is found in the earths crust The United States impots Ge to China United Kingdom Ukraine Russia Belgium etc newton 211 Argrodite and Germanite are the 2 most common minerals There are two mines in the US they are located in Alaska and Tennesseenewton 213 Some interesting facts about Germanium include that it is one of the most popular elements used in the manafacture of electric semiconducter devices The positon of Germanium on the
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