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Empirical formula: Al2BeO4
a: 4.398 Å
b: 9.329 Å
c: 5.436 Å
α (alpha): 90.00 °
β (beta): 90.00 °
γ (gamma): 90.00 °
Volume: 223.03 Å3
Space group: Pbnm
Calculated density: 3.781 g/cm3
Z: 4
Formula weight: 126.973 g/mole
R(F): 0.0380
Common name: Chrysoberyl
Keyword: topaz
Short description: Chrysoberyl is a rare oxide mineral.
ICSD collection code: 62506
Keyword: granite
Keyword: Mineral
Layman's explanation: Alexandrite was found on the birthday of Czar Alexander in 1831 in the Soviet Union. Chrysoberyl can be found in granite and rocks. The name is derived from chryso , meaning gold, and beryl from the Greek word given to green gemstones. Chrysoberyl is mostly found in Brazil, Sri Lanka, Russia, Africa, and Malagasy Republic. The mineral chrysoberyl carries unique traits; it changes color depending on the light source. It is said to have some metaphysical properties, such as assisting one in eagerness for excellence. The gems are found in jewelry stores ranging in a variety of price. Once called Oriental Topaz , chrysoberyl was considered a precious gem in ancient times. It is characterized by its high stability, high specific gravity, and color.
IUPAC name: Dialuminium beryllate
Citation of a publication: Hazen, R M, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals (Germany) 14 (1987) p13-20
Lab name: Common molecules
Sample provider: Obtained from the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database
Status: Complete, visible to public
Repository Files:
50649.CIF 50649.crt 50649.GIF 50649.jpg 50649.ort
50649.pdb 50649.sdt 50649B.crt 50649C.crt

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