Germanium 6"x 6" acrylic on deep gallery-wrapped canvas.
*** This is a sample image - Elements are painted to order. The painting you receive will have slight variations.
A lustrous gray-white metalloid, Germanium will turn a flame pale blue. It became important after World War II with the development of the Germanium transistor for small electric devices. Silicon has since replaced Germanium because of its superior electrical properties.