Title: Germanium Dichloride
CAS Registry Number: 10060-11-4
Molecular Formula: Cl2Ge
Molecular Weight: 143.55
Percent Composition: Cl 49.39%, Ge 50.60%
Line Formula: GeCl2
Literature References: Obtained as residue upon low temp distillation of GeHCl3 (prepd by the reaction of hydrogen chloride with germanium monosulfide): Moulton, Miller, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 78, 2702 (1956).
Properties: Unstable substance, dec into polymeric subchlorides even at low temps. Sol in ether, benzene.