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morganite:

see berylberyl
, mineral, a silicate of beryllium and aluminum, Be3Al2Si6O18, extremely hard, occurring in hexagonal crystals that may be of enormous size and are usually white, yellow, green, blue, or colorless.
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morganite

[′mȯr·gə‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
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She buys many of her stones directly from Mina Gerais in Brazil, a family-run mine specialising in rose quartz, green amethyst, aquamarine and tourmaline, as well as Warren's current favourite, morganite.
The following morning several mineral dealers were waiting for us in the parking lot of the hotel, including one with a monster morganite crystal about 25 cm across.
The agreement was signed for the sale of Morganite produced by the Marapinno mine.
Beryl, the variety of stone that includes emerald, ranges from pink morganite and blue aquamarine to the rare red emerald and the extremely rare colourless goshenite.
Timmy wears skull T-shirt, pounds 12; jeans, pounds 35 Code: to050207fashion-17; Katie wears iced grey bow top, pounds 22; black waistcoat, pounds 20; black straight leg trousers, pounds 12; Boodles vintage diamond pendant, pounds 40,000; and morganite heart drop earrings, pounds 4,350.
Ordinary beryl is colourless but the presence of various trace impurities gives the gemstone varieties of this mineral their distinctive colours: green emerald, blue to bluish-green aquamarine, pink morganite, red bixbite, and yellow to yellowish-orange heliodor (Sinkankas, 1981, p.
Graham previously worked for BHA UK, Morganite Thermal Ceramics and Lex Harvey, and so has extensive technical expertise within a commercially-orientated environment, where high standards of quality and service are paramount.
The collection is available through doctor's offices, salons and day spas and includes eye shadow in shimmery pink Morganite and medium-tone Irish Moss for a daytime look, Moonstone, Azurite and Heather Smoke eyeshadow for evening, Crushed Mineral eyeshadow and Eye Liner pencil.
Other members of the beryl family include aquamarine (blue to sea green), morganite (pale pink to deep rose and pinkish-orange), golden beryl or heliodor (golden yellow), and goshenite (colorless).
Science, with its rational, analytical approach, informs us that aquamarine is beryllium aluminum silicate, a member of the beryl family, and that its siblings are emerald, golden beryl, morganite, heliodor, and goshenite.
The development of the fiber was achieved through cooperation with Olan and Morganite solantes Termicos Ltda.