Origin of berylMiddle English and Old French beril from Classical Latin beryllus from Classical Greek b?ryllos, sea-green gem from Prakrit veruliya from ve?uriya, of Dravidian origin, originally , probably after V?l?r (now B?l?r), city in southern India
Origin of Berylfrom beryl, with reference, refer to gems
Origin of berylMiddle English from Old French from Latin bēryllus from Greek bērullos from bērullion from Prakrit veruliya from Pali ve&llowdot;uriya perhaps akin to Tamil ve&llowdot;iru or vi&llowdot;ar to whiten, become pale
(countable and uncountable, plural beryls)
- Of a dull blue colour.
From Old French beril, from Latin bērillus, bēryllus, from Ancient Greek βήρυλλος (bērullos, “beryl”), from Prakrit विरलायते, from Sanskrit वैडूर्य (vaiḍūrya), from Dravidian, probably named after Velur (modern day Belur) in southern India.
- P. 909) from beryl by conversion of the beryllium into its fluoride.
- 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.
- 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).
- Vauquelin in 1798 published in the Annales de chimie an account of a new earth obtained by him from beryl he refrained from giving the substance a name, but in a note to his paper the editors suggested glucine, from -yXvrcus, sweet, in reference to the taste of its salts, whence the name Glucinum or Glucinium (symbo G1.