MORGANITE (Pink Beryl)
Morganite (Pink Beryl) gemstone, the pink variety of beryl is named after the famous American banker and gem enthusiast John Pierpont Morgan. The color is usually quite a soft pink without any overtones. The pleochroism is not noticeable. It has glassy luster, like other beryl. The stones are usually fairly free of inclusions. Sometimes, however, irregular liquid and gaseous inclusions, of very uneven shape, are just visible. Morganite is not a common gem, but specimens are often medium to large. Morganite was discovered in California in early 1900’s and soon thereafter in Madagascar. It is not easily distinguished from kunzite, pink topaz, and the more attractively coloured pink tourmalines, expect, of course by its physical characteristics.
Occurrence- Morganite is mainly found in pegmatite in the United States (California), Brazil, and Madagascar. Richly colored stones of atleast few carats are among the more valuable secondary gems.
Properties of Morganite
Morganite is less lustrous than pink sapphire and often of different color. It attunes to the heart and throat chakra. This is a crystal of Divine love. It brings healing, compassion assurance and promise.
Morganite Use and Purposes
Wearing Morganite, especially in gem evokes peace, attracts love and maintains it. It encourages loving thoughts and actions, creating space to enjoy life and living. As a pink stone it activates and cleanses the heart chakra, calms a stressed life, and benefits the nervous system. This stone helps you to recognize the escape routes, closed-mindedness, and egotism that blocks spiritual advancement. Morganite also aids in recognizing unfulfilled emotional needs and unexpressed feelings. It is a powerful stone for dissolving conscious and unconsciousness resistance to healing and transformation. Used in healing, Morganite treats stress and stress-related illness. It treats TB, asthma, emphysema, heart problems, vertigo, impotence, and lung blockages