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Beryllonite

Historical Information

Beryllonite is named for its chemical composition containing Beryllium.

This gemstone was discovered by Professor James Dwight Dana in 1888. As the quantity of Beryllium is more in this crystal, it is named as Beryllonite.

Beryllonite is a breakable gemstone. It should be experimented with lot of care and attentiveness. Even the polishing should be done carefully. Beryllonite is also unique, rare and fibrous. It glows like a glass.

As Beryllonite is a colorless gemstone, it creates confusion in identifying the duplicate and original crystals. Beryllonite crystal can be obtained in two forms: transparent and translucent as it is colorless. Along with the colorless gem, it can be obtained in white and yellow. This crystal has white lines.

Locations for Beryllonite are in the USA, in Maine, found on Sugarloaf Mountain, near Stoneham, at the Dunton quarry and the Bell Pit, Newry, Oxford County, and other minor occurrences. In Canada, occurs at Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec. Found at the Viitaniemi pegmatite, Eräjärvi, Finland. From the Norrö pegmatite, on Rånö Island, Sweden. In England, in the Meldon aplite, Okehampton, Devonshire. Large crystals from Paprock, Laghman Province, Afghanistan. Occurs in the Énio pegmatite mine, northeast of Galiléia; at the Lavra da Ilha pegmatite, in the Jequitinhonha River, three km north of Taquaral; and from the Almerindo mine, Linópolis, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Metaphysical Properties

Beryllonite is said that this mineral can help one to achieve a more pleasant disposition; it is also said to combat fatigue and relieve anxiety. Beryllonite is said to help one to see the inner goodness of others, assist in the healing of disease and discomfort in the reproductive system.

Healing Properties

Beryllonite is also said to promote ones ability to help determine the cause, course, and subsequent termination of a disease.