Chemical elements
  Germanium
    Isotopes
    Energy
    Production
    Application
    Physical Properties
    Chemical Properties
      Germanium Hydride
      Germanium Tetra-ethyl
      Germanium Chloroform
      Germanous Fluoride
      Germanic Fluoride
      Hydrofluogermanic Acid
      Potassium Germanifluoride
      Fluogermanate
      Germanous Chloride
      Germanic Chloride
      Germanium Oxychloride
      Germanic Bromide
      Germanic Iodide
      Germanous Oxide
      Germanous Hydroxide
      Germanic Oxide
      Germanous Sulphide
      Germanic Sulphide
      Germanium Ultramarine

Germanic Iodide, GeI4






Germanic Iodide, GeI4, is formed by the union of its elements, or by the interaction of germanic chloride and potassium iodide. It is an orange solid, which melts at 144° C. and boils above 300° C. Its vapour density at 440° C. is 20.46 (air = 1) or 294.6 (H = 1), theory for GeI4 requiring 20.0 (air = 1) or 288.0 (H = 1). At a somewhat higher temperature the vapour begins to dissociate. The solid iodide deliquesces in the air and then gradually loses iodine and absorbs oxygen, so passing into the dioxide.


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