Morganite is the name given to the soft pink variety of Beryl. Morganite has gained increasing popularity in the last decade or so as an alternative to Diamonds for engagement rings. The soft pink colour is usually caused by the presence of Manganese.
|Alternative Names||Pink Beryl, Rose Beryl, Pink Emerald|
|Hardness||7.5 - 8|
|Main Locations||Brazil, Madagascar, Afghanistan, China|