Its symbol:

The symbol for Germanium is GE.

Its atomic number:

The atomic number for germanium is 32. It is the thirty second element on the periodic table.

Its atomic weight:

The atomic weight for germanium is 72.63(1).

What color it is?

The Color of germanium is  grayish- white.

When it was discovered?

Germanium was discovered in 1886.

Who discovered it?

Germanium was discovered by a german chemist by the name of Clemens Winkler.

How did it get its name?

It is derived from germania- meaning germany.

What is its atomic configuration?

Germanium has 52 protons and 52 electrons.

Is it is a stable element or not?

Germanium is a stable element

What state of matter it is commonly found in?

It is commonly found in the solid state of matter.

What the element is used for?

Germanium is a semi- conductor. It is used in transistors  and interegrated circuits. It is used as an alloying agent and as a catalyst. It is used in infrared spectroscopes and infrared detectors.

Where in the world it is found? 

Germanium can be found in zinc ores.