A gemstone of pegmatite deposits. Morganite is a transparent pink variety of beryl. ,Chemical composition: Beryllium aluminum silicate, BeAlSiO ,Physical properties: Mohs Hardness: 8.0 Specific gravity: 2.6-2.8 Color: Pink Luster: Glassy, transparent Fracture: Conchoidal Cleavage: Poor basal Habit: Hexagonal - Dihexagonal bipyramidal
See Also: gemstone, pegmatite

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  • Morganite — Morganite, also known as Pink Beryl, Rose Beryl, Pink Emerald, and Cesian Beryl, is a rare light pink to rose colored gem quality variety of the mineral beryl (Be3Al2(SiO3)6), which is better known for its green variety (emerald) and its blue… …   Wikipedia

  • Morganite — Catégorie IX : silicates[1] Morganite, San Diego County, California, USA, 9,7×7,7×5,9 cm …   Wikipédia en Français

  • morganite — ● morganite nom féminin Variété de béryl rose …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • morganite — ☆ morganite [môr′gən īt΄ ] n. [after MORGAN3 J(ohn) P(ierpont)] a transparent, rose colored variety of beryl, used as a gem …   English World dictionary

  • morganite — /mawr geuh nuyt /, n. rose colored beryl. [1910 15; named after J. P. MORGAN; see ITE1] * * * ▪ mineral       gem quality beryl (q.v.) coloured pink or rose lilac by the presence of cesium. It is often found with peach, orange, or pinkish yellow… …   Universalium

  • morganite — noun Etymology: J. P. Morgan died 1913 Date: 1911 a rose colored gem variety of beryl …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • morganite — mor·ga·nì·te s.f. TS mineral. varietà di berillo con diverse sfumature di rosa, proveniente spec. dal Madagascar, usata come pietra preziosa {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1958. ETIMO: der. di Morgan, nome del finanziere statunitense John Pierpont… …   Dizionario italiano

  • morganite — pl.f. morganiti …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • morganite — n. gemstone with a pink coloring …   English contemporary dictionary

  • morganite — mor·gan·ite …   English syllables

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