Definition of morganite in English:


Line breaks: mor¦gan|ite
Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːg(ə)nʌɪt


[mass noun]
  • A pink transparent variety of beryl, used as a gemstone.
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    • The mine also had the reputation of being a producer of fine crystals of morganite and kunzite.
    • Gem varieties of beryl include emerald, aquamarine, red beryl, goshenite, heliodor, and morganite (pink or peach).
    • Madagascar is one of the largest producers of morganite.


early 20th century: from the name of J. P. Morgan (see Morgan, J. P.) + -ite1.

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