Definition of chrysoberyl in English:
A greenish or yellowish-green oxide of beryllium and aluminium which occurs as tabular crystals, sometimes of gem quality.
- Beryllium, another valuable metal associated with the deposits, occurs in a wide variety of minerals, including beryl, chrysoberyl, helvite, phenakite, bavenite, and others.
- A fine greenish-yellow chrysoberyl is currently being found in the gem gravels of the Songea / Tunduru region.
- Alexandrite, an amazing variety of chrysoberyl, changes color in different types of light.
Definition of chrysoberyl in:
- US English dictionary
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