The Periodic Table/32 - Germanium (Ge)

Element Germanium (Ge, 32)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Germanium. Its shemical symbol is Ge and its atomic number is 32. The relative atomic mass of Germanium is 72.63 u. The elemental classification of Germanium is Metalloids, and it belongs to group 14 and period 4 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Germanium is 5320 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Germanium is 6 Mohs. The melting point of Germanium is 1211 Kelvin (938 ℃). The boiling point of Germanium is 3100 Kelvin (2827 ℃). Germanium was discovered in the year 1886 by Clemens Winkler.

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Data about element Germanium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
72.63 u
5320 kg/m3
Melting point
1211 K   (938 ℃)
Boiling point
3100 K   (2827 ℃)
Mineral hardness
6 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Clemens Winkler