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Producing Beryllium (Be)

Be: Beryllium

Vauquelin (France) discovered in 1797.

Wohler (Germany) and Bussy (France) first separated in 1828.

Abundance: 2.0ppm(in the earth's crust)

Beryl is processed by complicated method to make beryllium chloride or fluoride.


Electrodialysis is operated for beryllium chloride or fluoride.

BeCl2 right Be + Cl2 right

BeF2 right Be + F2 right

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