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Many of the citrine in the market are heated amethyst or even smoky quartz. They generally have a darker golden yellow colour
Citrine is a durable gemstone and hard enough for jewelry use
Transparent - Translucent
Brazil, China, Madagascar, Bolivia and more
Usually heat treated. Amethyst & smoky quartz can turn yellow after heat treatment
The name comes from the French word 'citron' which means 'lemon'. The yellow colour of citrine comes from traces of iron