How to use Beryl in a sentence
These veins consist of felspar, quartz and mica, often with smaller amounts of other crystallized minerals, such as tourmaline, beryl and garnet; they are worked for mica in India, the United States (South Dakota, Colorado and Alabama), and Brazil (Goyaz, Bahia and Minas Geraes).
Besides copper, according to Strabo, the island produced considerable quantities of silver; and Pliny records it as producing various kinds of precious stones, among which he mentions diamonds and emeralds, but these were doubtless nothing more than rock crystal and beryl.
In Oxford county tourmaline, spodumene (or kunzite) and beryl occur, the tourmaline crystals being notably large and beautiful.
Limestone, for the reduction of lime, is also mined; and beryl, clays and mineral springs yield products of minor importance.
His only child, Beryl Harries Brunker became a schoolmistress and married Leslie Nelson, a Clerk in Holy Orders on August 16 1944.Advertisement
Beryl was rolling the pastry for the rhubarb pie.
Beryl Griffin used her German Shepherds during World War II to find victims hidden in ruble from air raids.
A type of beryl, or silicate mineral, aquamarine has been prized for thousands of years.
The aquamarine is a type of beryl, a mineral made of beryllium aluminum silicate.
The gemstone is closely related to the emerald, which is also a beryl.Advertisement
Beryl Bender Birch is the founder and leader of The Hard & the Soft Yoga Institute, which offers several teacher training programs that qualify for Yoga Alliance certification.
Most of these were simple records of patient and laborious analytical operations, and it is perhaps surprising that among all the substances he analysed he only detected two new elements - beryllium (1798) in beryl and chromium (1797) in a red lead ore from Siberia.
Lastly, from the Altai region, as well as from the Nerchinsk Mountains, precious stones, such as jasper, malachite, beryl, dark quartz, and the like, are exported.
Beryllium compounds are almost wholly prepared from beryl.
Went to the Narrow boat pub for lunch where I had a very good chicken curry (£ 4.35) and Beryl had plaice.Advertisement
Aluminium silicates are widely diffused in the mineral kingdom, being present in the commonest rock-forming minerals (felspars, &c.), and in the gem-stones, topaz, beryl, garnet, &c. It also constitutes with sodium silicate the mineral lapis-lazuli and the pigment ultramarine.
In two cases, however, it has been found in the absence of appreciable quantities of uranium and thorium compounds, namely in beryl, and in sylvine (potassium chloride).