Sodium germanate

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Sodium germanate
Identifiers
CAS number 12025-19-3 YesY
PubChem 13783481
EC number 234-703-0
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Properties
Molecular formula Na2GeO3
Molar mass 166.62 g/mol
Appearance white crystals
Odor odorless
Density 3.31 g/cm3
Melting point 1,060 °C (1,940 °F; 1,330 K)
Solubility in water 14.4 g/100 mL (0 °C)
23.8 g/100 mL (25 °C)
Refractive index (nD) 1.59
Structure
Crystal structure orthorhombic
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Sodium germanate (Na2GeO3) is a colorless solid chemical compound. [1]

Preparation[edit]

Sodium germanate can be preparted by the fusion of germanium oxide with sodium oxide at high temperatures.

Uses[edit]

Sodium germanate is primarily used for the synthesis of other germanium compounds.

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