Morganite definition

môrgə-nīt
A rosy-pink variety of beryl, valued as a semiprecious gem.
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A transparent, rose-colored variety of beryl, used as a gem.
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(mineralogy) A gemstone of pegmatite deposits. Morganite is a transparent pink variety of beryl.
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Origin of morganite

  • After John Pierpont Morgan

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition