Chemical elements
  Beryllium
    Isotopes
    Energy
    Production
    Application
    Physical Properties
    Chemical Properties
      Beryllium Hydride
      Beryllium Fluoride
      Beryllium Chloride
      Beryllium Bromide
      Beryllium Iodide
      Beryllium Double Halides
      Beryllium Oxyhalides
      Beryllium Oxide
      Beryllium Hydroxide
      Beryllium Beryllate
      Beryllium Peroxide
      Beryllium Sulphide
      Beryllium Sulphide
      Beryllium Double Sulphates
      Beryllium Sulphite
      Beryllium Thiosulphate
      Beryllium Selenate
      Beryllium Chromate
      Beryllium Hydride
      Beryllium Chromite
      Beryllium Molybdate
      Beryllium Nitride
      Beryllium Azide
      Beryllium Nitrate
      Beryllium Phosphates, Phosphite, and Hypophosphite
      Beryllium Hypophosphate
      Beryllium Arsenates
      Beryllium Arsenite
      Beryllium Antimonate
      Beryllium Hydride
      Beryllium Vanadates
      Beryllium Niobate
      Beryllium Carbide
      Beryllium Borocarbide
      Beryllium Carbonate
      Beryllium Acetate
      Beryllium Oxalates
      Beryllium Cyanide
      Beryllium Platinocyanide
      Beryllium Silicates
      Beryllium Silicotungstate
      Beryllium Borate
      Beryllium Aluminate

Beryllium Silicates






Williams prepared beryl, Be3Al2(SiO3)6, artificially in 1873. In 1894 Traube precipitated a solution containing 3 molecules of beryllium sulphate and 1 molecule of aluminium sulphate with sodium silicate. The precipitate was transformed into beryl by heating for three days at 1700° C. with one quarter of its weight of boric anhydride.

Hautefille and Perrey obtained emerald, which has the same composition as beryl, by heating a mixture of silica, alumina, beryllia, and lithium hydrogen molybdate. At temperatures above 800° C. emerald is converted into phenacite, Be2SiO4. They also obtained phenacite by heating a mixture of silica, beryllia, lithium vanadate, and lithium carbonate.

Stein obtained an orthosilicate, Be2SiO4, and a metasilicate, BeSiO3, by fusing beryllia and silica in proper proportions.

Duboin prepared some complex silicates containing beryllia and potassium oxide.


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