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Melting point / freezing point

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Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
1 278 °C

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The melting point of beryllium was determined and described in a letter from Oesterheld (1916) to be 1278 ± 5 °C.

The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics gives a melting point of 1287 °C.

The Merck Index gives a melting point of 1287 °C.