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Some of you will go to the germanium mines, some to the fishing fleet, some will be apprenticed to various trades.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
Other elements are named from countries or localities, as germanium and scandium.
In 1875 Lecoq de Boisbandram discovered gallium, which filled one of the gaps; scandium and germanium filled the other two later.
Silicon has been discussed along with the non-metals, while germanium, on account of its rarity, needs only to be mentioned.
Its negative pendant shows the same form in silicon, germanium and tin; again, the fourth was unexamined.Occult Chemistry|Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater