Friday, September 30, 2016

Through the Gateway: Germanium – Semiconductor of the Future?

Sandra Wirtz at American Resources Policy Network

Our first Zinc co-product, Germanium, is a silvery metalloid. According to USGS, “in nature, it never exists as the native metal in nature” and “is rarely found in commercial quantities in the few minerals in which it is an essential component.” That said, the “most commercially important germanium-bearing ore deposits are zinc or lead-zinc deposits formed at low temperature.” Discovered [...] The post Through the Gateway: Germanium – Semiconductor of the Future? appeared first on American Resources Policy Network......To Read More..... 
 
 

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