Discovery of Beryllium
Beryllium, atomic number 4, has a mass of 9.012 au.
Beryllium is a metal with a high melting point. At ordinary temperatures it resists oxidation in air. Beryllium compounds are very toxic.
Beryllium was first observed or predicted in 1798 by N. Vauquelin and first isolated in 1828 by F. Wöhlerand A. Bussy.
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