Morganite is a gemstone in the Beryl family. It exhibits a range of colors from soft pink to violet to salmon. On Mohsâ€™ scale of hardness, morganite is 7.5-8. It has a vitreous luster and primary sources include Afghanistan, Brazil, China, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe and the United States (California, Utah). (See Morganite Facts.) (Note: Sources listed in order of primary and secondary deposits.)
a kind of pink beryl used as a gemstone
A pink gemstone from the beryl family.
Soft Pink to Violet in colour, Beryl group.
Morganite is a transparent gemstone that ranges from pink to almost lilac. It is a variety of beryl. Morganite has a hardness of 7.5 - 8. Morganite is found in Brazil, Madagascar, Italy, Pakistan, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and the USA (California, Maine, Connecticut, and North Carolina).
A transparent to translucent pink gemstone. It is a variety of beryl, Be3Al2(Si6O18) that contains some manganese (giving the stone its pink color). Morganite has a hardness of 7.5 - 8 and a specific gravity of 2.71 - 2.90. It has poor cleavage and is brittle. Morganite is often heat treated to give the stone a purer pink color (and remove any yellow spots). Morganite was named for J. Pierpoint Morgan, the American industrialist and gem collector. Morganite is found in Brazil, Madagascar, Italy, Pakistan, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and the USA (California, Maine, Connecticut, and North Carolina).
A pink variety of beryl found in California, Brazil, and Madagascar named after J.P. Morgan.
A variety of beryl that is pink. Named after J.P. Morgan. Found in California, Brazil, and Madagascar.
Morganite is a pink coloured gem quality beryl, orange/yellow morganite is sometimes also found, it turns pink upon high temperature treatment. Colour banding is common in morganite.