Correlations between admixtures and color centers created upon irradiation of natural beryl crystals

@article{Ibragimova2009CorrelationsBA,
  title={Correlations between admixtures and color centers created upon irradiation of natural beryl crystals},
  author={E. Ibragimova and N. Mukhamedshina and A. Islamov},
  journal={Inorganic Materials},
  year={2009},
  volume={45},
  pages={162-167}
}
Colorless samples of natural beryl which are of little value were irradiated by a neutron flux from a reactor, gamma rays from a shutdown reactor, and gamma rays from a 60Co source to impart gem color to them. As a result of selection of irradiation conditions for samples of pale aquamarines and emeralds, different sample colors were obtained. It was shown using neutron activation and x-ray radiometric methods that the acquired colors and hues of beryl crystals depend on the presence and… Expand
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