Citrine
 

Citrine has long been considered to be the poor manís topaz, but in fact is a beautiful stone in its own right. A member of the prolific quartz family its colour range runs from pale lemon yellow to a rich sherry colour.
00000Found throughout the world it is widely used in inexpensive jewellery, often as the centre-piece in many Celtic designs. Recently the relatively low cost of the stone has made it a favourite for young designers, and it is gradually finding its true place in the market place.
00000Thought to increase awareness and the control of emotions, it also diminishes self-destructive tendencies and raises self-esteem.

 
 

Location - Brazil, Africa, Russia and various places in the world.

 

Group - Quartz

R.I. - 1..544-1.553 Hardness - 7



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