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Beryl

Cyclosilicate

Beryl (/ˈbɛrəl/ BERR-əl composed of beryllium cyclosilicate with the chemical formula Well-known varieties of beryl include emerald and aquamarine. Naturally occurring, hexagonal of beryl can be up to several meters in size, but terminated crystals are relatively rare. Pure beryl is colorless, but it is frequently tinted by impurities; possible colors are green, blue, yellow, and red (the rarest). Beryl can also be black in color. It is an ore source of beryllium

Identification

Color of mineral

Green
Blue
Yellow
Pink
Black

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

7.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.564
1.568

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Hexagonal