For Sale- Germanium element #32
Asking price- $5,000!!!!
Reasons to buy Ge, atomic number 32
*It was named after the native country the scientist who discovered it, was from (Germany)
*Clemens Winkler found the element and named it.
*Was first found in Argyrodite.
*Germanium was used in early transistors (helped build modern science, HECK YEAH!!)
*Semi-conducts very well.
*Is currently being tested for use as an alloying agent in lamps
*Germanium is silvery in color and is very lustrous.
FOR SALE ONLY $5,000
Germanium has 4 electron shells
The most common oxidation state of Germanium is +4 and the least common and rare is +3.
Germanium isn't malleable. In fact, it has a brittle, crystalline structure.
At room temperature, Germanium is a solid.
The heat of fusion for Germanium is 31.8 kJ mol-1
The heat of vaporization 334 kJ mol-1
The atomic mass is: 72.63
Its density is 5323 kg m-3
The atomic volume is 13.6 cc/mol
The ionization potential is 7.900 eV
The electronegativity of Germanium is 2.01
The melting point of germanium is 938.25 degrees Celsius
The boiling point is 2833 degrees Celsius.
The specific heat is 0.31 J g-1 °C
The ionization energies are as follows:
The electron affinity of Germanium is 119 kJ/mol