The Periodic Table/4 - Beryllium (Be)

Element Beryllium (Be, 4)

Here you can read more about the chemical element Beryllium. Its shemical symbol is Be and its atomic number is 4. The relative atomic mass of Beryllium is 9.012182 u. The elemental classification of Beryllium is Alkaline earth metals, and it belongs to group 2 and period 2 in the Periodic Table of Elements.

The density of Beryllium is 1850 kg/m3. And the mineral hardness of Beryllium is 5.5 Mohs. The melting point of Beryllium is 1551 Kelvin (1278 ℃). The boiling point of Beryllium is 3240 Kelvin (2967 ℃). Beryllium was discovered in the year 1797 by Louis Nicolas Vauquelin.

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Data about element Beryllium

Chemical symbol
Element classification
Alkaline earth metals
Atomic number
Relativ atomic mass
Atomic mass
9.012182 u
1850 kg/m3
Melting point
1551 K   (1278 ℃)
Boiling point
3240 K   (2967 ℃)
Mineral hardness
5.5 Mohs
Discovered year
Discovered by
Louis Nicolas Vauquelin