Stone of Equality & Acceptance
The first occurrence of Morganite to be described was a pale rose colored specimen from California, where it was found formed with Tourmaline as well as other mineral.
The ancient Greeks used the refracting property of Beryl to make the first spectacles. At the time of Nero, White Beryl (or Goshenite) was found on the Island of Elba, and it was then cut to be used to make the first eyeglasses.
Although pink, Morganite is tied to the see, just like Aquamarine; Beryl is often worn on water as protection from the storms and the seas. The interesting part of this legend is that in ancient times it was also to bring down the rain during droughts.
Some of the finest Morganite is from Madagascar, as Brazil produces the pure pink crystals, as well as some containing Aquamarine in the same crystal!
Scientific Gemstone Properties
Mohs Hardness of 7.5-8 with a hexagonal crystal structure.
Morganite is a Beryl, colored with manganese impurities. The pink, rose, peach, and violet varieties are all called Morganite after banker and gem enthusiast J.Peirpoint Morgan. Morganite tends to occur as short and stubby prisms, as well as dichroic, showing either two shades of the body color or one shade and colorless.
Metaphysical Gemstone Properties
Morganite is known both as an Angel Stone and a Heart Stone. It may bring love to one’s life or rekindle an old love. As an Angel Stone, it is known to help one with communication with angels. Morganite also bring one’s compassion, empathy, self-control, and patience. It is also said to balance one’s emotions, as well as ease the pain of separation.
Morganite assists one to heal prejudices and intolerance, creating a more flexible attitude towards all things in general. If one is attracted to another who rebukes the interest, Morganite may be used to help break free of the useless feelings.
Healing Gemstone Properties
Beryl in general is known to be a wonderful stone for relieving liver ailments, swollen glands, and diseases of the eyes. If one is feeling lazy, wear or hold a Morganite and allow its unstructured gentle vibration flow.
Morganite is specifically said to act as an aphrodisiac, attracting and maintaining love. It encourages loving thoughts, actions and creating a space where one can enjoy life to it’s fullest, and loving it. It is said to calm a stressed life and be beneficial to the nervous system.
Said to assist in oxygenating and reorganizing the cells, Morganite is said to offer relief from asthma, emphysema, and lung blockages.
Magical Gemstone Properties
Deities: Poseidon, Neptune, Tiamat, Mara
Powers: Psychic Powers, Energy & Love
Candle Color: Pink
Morganite has always been a stone to “tell stories”, especially during the early days of civilization. It was said to contain psychically accessible memories that are both connected to the history of the stone, as well as the history of it’s use, providing access to other worlds, and helping one to better understand how to heal Mother Earth. It also is told to stimulate the transmission of impersonal wisdom from one’s spiritual guides and further accountability for one’s reality.
If one is attempting to break away from a relationship that is not in one’s best interest, wear Morganite until more in control of one’s emotions once again. Morganite may also be used in candle burning rituals to the same end. This stone will help one to recognize and escape closed mindedness and egotism that blocks one’s spiritual advancement.
When something has been lost, hold a Morganite and visualize what is being searched for. Then, still the mind and allow the heightened psychic awareness lead to the object.
Zodiac Gemstone Properties
Zodiac Stone of: Libra
Associations: Venus & Moon
Birthstone: Not a Traditional Birthstone
To dream of Morganite refers to an unhealthy attraction that could cause trouble
Chakra Gemstone Properties
Morganite is an activator, stimulator, and cleanser for the 4th, Heart Chakra. Helping to bring love to one’s life and assists in maintaining that love, as it continues to grow. It is also said to help one realize the equality in all relationships, between friends, the sexes, as well as between races.
Morganite is a wonderful gentle way to open all the chakras, strengthening sex appeal, charm and magnetism to the bearer.