Beryl

Properties

Formula Be3Al2Si6O18
Abbreviation Brl
Classification Beryl (group)
Members Goshenite, Morganite, Red beryl, Emerald, Heliodor, Aquamarine
Luminescence emitters Cr, Fe, Mn, VO4
IMA Status Grandfathered (pre-IMA), antiquity
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Crystal symmetry Hexagonal, Point group 6/mmm, Space group P6/mcc (#192)
Tags Mineral, Aluminosilicate

Composition

Element Atoms
Be 3
Al 2
Si 6
O 18
Total: 29