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How can you tell fake morganite?

Hi everyone,

I recently purchased what was advertised as a genuine morganite stone, but now I am having doubts about its authenticity. I have heard that there are a lot of fake morganite stones out there and I am not sure how to tell if what I have is real or fake.

Can anyone give me some tips or advice on how to determine the authenticity of a morganite stone? Are there any specific tests or characteristics that I should be looking for?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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Hi there,

I would suggest looking for specific characteristics of a genuine morganite stone. One thing that stands out about genuine morganite stones is that they tend to have a subtle color gradient from light to dark pink. The inner crystal structure of the stone causes it to absorb light in a unique way that gives it this gradient.

Also, the surface of a genuine morganite stone should be smooth, with no visible scratches or blemishes. If there are any visible inclusions, they should be very fine and barely noticeable. Any significant inclusions full of foreign materials could be a red flag that the stone is fake.

Finally, consider the weight of the stone. Genuine morganite is relatively lightweight, but fake morganite stones might have higher density and, thus, weigh more.

I would say that you should carefully examine the stone's color, surface, and weight to determine if it's a genuine morganite. If you have any doubts, don't hesitate to consult a gemologist or a reputable jeweler to help advise you.

I wish you luck in finding an authentic morganite stone for yourself!



I am also someone who has purchased a morganite stone before and have had similar concerns regarding its authenticity. One thing I did to test its genuineness was to hold it up to a light source and examine how it reflected light. Genuine morganite stones should have a natural reflective quality that gives it a sparkle which is different from a fake stone's sparkle.

Something else I did was to ensure that the jeweler was reputable and transparent in their disclosures about the origin and classification of the stone. Also, It is important to keep in mind that if the stone you purchased comes with a certificate of authenticity, make sure that the certificate is from a reputable certification body.

Overall, purchasing gemstones can be tricky, so it is essential to do your research and pay attention to the small details when shopping for morganite or any precious stone.

Good luck with your purchase!


Hi there,

I have recently been on the hunt for a genuine morganite stone as well and have come across some fake ones in my search. One thing I have found helpful is to look at the color of the stone. Genuine morganite stones should have a soft pink or peachy color, whereas fake stones may have a more vibrant or uniform color.

Another thing to consider is the price. If the stone is being sold at a suspiciously low price, it is probably too good to be true and likely a fake.

Additionally, I recommend doing some research on the seller or jeweler you are buying from. Look for reviews and ratings from previous customers to get an idea of their reputation and the quality of their products.

I hope this helps and that you are able to find a genuine morganite stone for yourself!



I completely understand your concerns about purchasing a genuine morganite stone. I once purchased a morganite ring that turned out to be fake, which was a disappointing experience. One thing I found helpful in ensuring the authenticity of my next purchase was to consult with a gemologist.

A Gemologist is an expert in studying, grading, and evaluating gemstones, and their expertise can help you determine the authenticity of any gemstone including morganite. They can also help you identify any possible treatments that have been done on the stone to enhance its color or clarity.

Another thing to consider is to purchase the morganite through a reputable dealer with a history of providing genuine stones. This is especially important when purchasing online as there are many counterfeit stones for sale.

Finally, I would advise that you stay alert and observant when purchasing morganite. If you notice any significant deviations in the color or quality of the stone, it's probably best to look elsewhere.

I hope you find these tips helpful and good luck with your purchase!

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