Beryllium (Be) Element's Properties and Facts

Element Name : Beryllium Beryllium
Symbol : Be
Presence in:
1. 70 kg Person : 36 µg
2. Body : 0.00000004 %
3. Earth Crust : 0.00019 %
4. Earth Ocean : 0.00000000006 %
5. Universe : 0.0000001 %
Properties:
1. Atomic Number : 4
2. Atomic Weight : 9.012182
3. Group : 2
4. Period : 2
5. Block : s
6. Density : 1.848 g/cm3
7. Melting Point : 1560 K
8. Boiling Point : 2742 K
9. Electron Form : 1s2 2s2
10. State of matter : Solid
11. Color : steel gray
Other Facts:
1. Area of Presence in Body : Blood, Bone, Tissues
2. Existence in type of Foods : Nil
3. Diseases : Chronic beryllium disease (CBD) (i.e. berylliosis) or acute beryllium disease
4. Health Uses : Nil
5. Adult consumption / day : 0.002 mg
6. Children consumption / day : Nil
7. Natural Form : Two kinds of mineral rocks - bertrandite and beryl
8. Other Forms : Nil
9. Source Place : Beryl is found in various parts of Europe like Norway, Austria, Germany, Sweden (especially morganite), Ireland and Russia. It is also found in Brazil, Colombia, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, the United States, and Zambia. U.S. beryl locations are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Maine, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Dakota and Utah.
10. Common Uses : In radiation windows for X-ray tubes, lightweight component of military equipment and in the aerospace industry. It is used in high-speed aircraft, missiles, space vehicles and communication satellites.
 

Elements in the Human Body

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2
3
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5
6
7
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11
12
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16
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18
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57 - 71
7
89 - 103
Lanthanide
Actinide
The color of the atomic number indicates the state of matter at standard conditions (0°C and 1 atm)
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