[n] - a rare hard yellow green mineral consisting of beryllium aluminate in crystal form
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Chrys'o·ber`yl noun [ Latin chrysoberyllus , Greek ...; chryso`s gold + ... beryl.] (Min.) A mineral, found in crystals, of a yellow to green or brown color, and consisting of aluminia and glucina. It is very hard, and is often u...
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noun a rare hard yellow green mineral consisting of beryllium aluminate in crystal form; used as a gemstone
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• (n.) A mineral, found in crystals, of a yellow to green or brown color, and consisting of aluminia and glucina. It is very hard, and is often used as a gem.
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gemstone, beryllium and aluminum oxide (BeAl2O4). A variety that is often cloudy, opalescent, and chatoyant is known as cymophane. Some cymophane, ... [1 related articles]
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The mineral or gemstone chrysoberyl is an aluminate of beryllium with the formula BeAl2O4. The name chrysoberyl is derived from the Greek words χρυσός chrysos and βήρυλλος beryllos, meaning "a gold-white spar". Despite the similarity of their names, chrysoberyl and beryl are two compl...
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chrysoberyl (kris'uber"il) [Gr.,=golden beryl], a beryllium aluminate used as a gem. It has a vitreous luster and is transparent to translucent. The more valuable cat's-eye is a variety of chrysoberyl. Another variety, alexandrite, was first discovered in the Ural Mts. of Russia, on the birt...
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Chrysoberyl is a mineral occurring in granite rocks, pegmatites, and in mica schists. It is frequently found in river sand and gravels in round pieces about the size of a pea, but also crystallized in eight-sided prisms.. It serves as a gem stone: cymophane, oriental chrysolite, alexandrite and 'cat...
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1) Mineral 2) Opaque gem
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