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Beryllium Minerals

Friday, 21 June 2024 06:00 PM

Minerals containing beryllium can be some of the rarest on earth. If you like rare minerals this is a must see Special Edition.

Beryllite

#63657
Locality
Mt. Kaskasnyunchorr, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia 
Formula
Be3SiO4(OH)2·H2
Availability
Sold
Size
3.9 x 3.3 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
beryllium  
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 

Tan or buff colored Beryllite with a cellular structure. Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov. Beryllite is found only in Russia and Greenland.


Beryllite

Formula
Be3SiO4(OH)2·H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous, Spherical, Encrustations 
Luster
Silky 
Color
white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic 
Hardness
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed
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Beryllonite - 64253
Beryllonite - 64253

Beryllonite

#64253
Locality
Linopolis, Divino das Larajeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil 
Formula
NaBePO4 
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
phosphate , beryllium , pegmatite mineral  

Crude yellow crystals to 8mm.


Beryllonite

Formula
NaBePO4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, Perfect 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
colorless, white, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5-6 
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Bohseite - 46442
Bohseite - 46442

Bohseite

#46442
Locality
Ermakovskoe Be deposit, Buryatia, Siberia, Russia 
Formula
Ca4Be3AlSi9O25(OH)3 
Availability
Sold
Size
0.8 x 0.9 x 0.9 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
beryllium  
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 

Bohseite is a rare beryllium mineral found at only 7 localities worldwide. This specimen is yellow and compact fibrous.  It is from the private stock of Dr. Igor Pekov, who performed the analysis. 


Bohseite

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Special Info
EDS Confirmed
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Bromellite - 50467
Bromellite - 50467

Bromellite

#50467
Locality
Lupikko mine, Pitkäranta, Karelia Republic, Russia 
Formula
BeO 
Availability
Sold
Size
1 x 0.6 x 0.3 cm - Thumbnail 
Tagged
beryllium  
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 

Dark flesh colored prismatic crystal to 2.5mm showing good prism faces. Bromellite is a very rare beryllium oxide found in only 6 countries and a handful of deposits worldwide. Though small, this is by all accounts a very good crystal in a matrix of green mica, most likey Clinochlore. The locality is an ancient iron mine. Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov.


Bromellite

Formula
BeO 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Pyramidal 
Hardness
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed
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Bromellite - 63658
Bromellite - 63658

Bromellite

#63658
Locality
Lupikko mine, Pitkäranta, Karelia Republic, Russia 
Formula
BeO 
Availability
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Size
5 x 3.5 x 2.3 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
beryllium  
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 

Red to tan crystal plates to 3mm in mica. Positively identified by Dr. Igor Pekov. Rare.


Bromellite

Formula
BeO 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Pyramidal 
Hardness
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

Chkalovite

with Ussingite - #64250
Locality
Shkatulka peg., Umbozero mine, Alluaiv Mt., Lovozero, Kola Peninsula, Russia 
Formula
Na2BeSi2O6 
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Tagged
beryllium  
Special Info
XRD Confirmed 
Special Info
EDS Confirmed 

White to colorless mass of Chkalvolite with purple Ussingite and a vein of Sphalerite.


Chkalovite

Formula
Na2BeSi2O6 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Equant Grains 
Cleavage
Fair, Indistinct, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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