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Periodic table

Naming compounds

Basic formula

Simple compounds

Ionic compounds 1

Ionic compounds 2

Chemical suffixes

Old chemical names

Hydrocarbons - Alkanes

Alkanes, alkenes & alkynes

Alkanols to alkanoic acids


Common compounds

Common formula quiz

Acids, bases and salts

Covalent compounds

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Beryllium is an alkali earth metal which is found in group II of the Periodic table.

Beryllium has a relative low density and is resistant to corrosion. It is used in high strength alloys in the the manufacture of statellites, rockets and jets.

Beryllium is found in the mineral beryl which is found in gemstones such as emeralds. The chemical formula of beryl is Be3Al2(SiO3)6

Bixbit or red beryl is a rare gemstone which contains the lement Beryllium and is found in Utah.




Chemical name: 
Chemical symbol: 
Atomic Number: 
Electron configuration: 
Atomic weight: 
9.012 amu
Melting point: 
1278 ºC
Boiling point: 
2469 ºC
Physical state: 
1.85 g/cm3