Beryllium

It`s a Beryl of fun!

Get to know Beryllium

Beryllium is a Lead Grey Alkaline Earth metal.

It is a metallic solid, with an Atomic weight of 9.012182, and a density of 1848 when it`s solid.

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Beryllium`s record

Beryllium was known to Egyptians as emerald and beryl.

But, at the end of the 18th century, it was realized that they are the some element!

In 1798, France, it was recognized by M. L. Vauquelin in emeralds and beryl.

Friederick Wohler later isolated the element.

What does beryllium do?

Beryllium is often used in technology such as X-rays, airplanes, missles, spacecrafts, sattelites, gyroscopes, and computers.

That`s a lot of Beryllium dependent tech!

Where is it?

Beryllium is found in beryl, emeralds, aquamarine, and betrandite.

Is it in the human body?Well,I hope not.

It`s poisenous.

Seriously.

Personality

Boiling point: 2469 degrees C and 4476 degrees F


Melting point: 1287 egrees F and 2349 degrees C



4 electrons



shell structure: 2.2



material hardness: 5.5



Brinell Hardness: 600 MN m-2



Vickers Hardness:1670 MN m-2


Melting point: 1287oC 2349oF



4 electrons



shell structure: 2.2



material hardness: 5.5



Brinell Hardness: 600 MN m-2



Vickers Hardness:1670 MN m-2

Interesting Facts

It might lose an electron to form Be2+


Originated from the Greek word beryllos that means beryl


Beryllium will form couples with Potassium, Lithium, Sodium, chlorine