mor·​gan·​ite ˈmȯr-gə-ˌnīt How to pronounce morganite (audio)
: a rose-colored gem variety of beryl

Examples of morganite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another is perched on a kunzite, one on a citrine, one on an aquamarine, and another on what might be morganite. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, 5 June 2023 His lapel was decorated with a pair of Tiffany & Co.'s Bird on a Rock Brooches — one made with a pink morganite stone and the other a green tourmaline — both with diamond birds perched on top. Tracey Harrington McCoy, Peoplemag, 12 Mar. 2023 Her morganite and diamond necklace at the 2022 Grammys inspired a retelling of the stone's namesake—one of the great jewelry patrons and collectors of the 20th century—JP Morgan. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, 12 Mar. 2023 Musgraves paired the look with diamond and morganite jewelry by Nicole Rose Jewelry. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, 5 Feb. 2023 Another diamond alternative that’s gaining popularity is morganite. Amiah Taylor, Discover Magazine, 28 Feb. 2022 Cisneros describes morganite as an excellent choice for an engagement ring center stone, but there are a few details to keep in mind. Amiah Taylor, Discover Magazine, 28 Feb. 2022 The Rapper Rosa necklace features a rose gold chain and a 18.6-carat pink morganite encircled in diamonds dropping from a white 18-karat rose gold chain and circle, also adorned with white diamonds. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 27 Oct. 2022 The mine takes a conscious approach to producing tourmaline, quartz, morganite, aquamarine and garnet, and cuts and polishes all its own rough stones in-house. Kate Matthams, Forbes, 18 July 2022 See More

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Word History


J. P. Morgan †1913

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of morganite was in 1911

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“Morganite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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