Posts tagged 'Morganite'
Morganite is a transparent or translucent pink to purplish-pink variety of beryl named after the banker John Pierpont (J.P.) Morgan, an avid gem collector, in 1911. It is sometimes called Rose Beryl or Pink Emerald. The beryl classification also includes emeralds and aquamarines. Morganite is the 2nd rarest of the beryls.