Do You Know?

Many of the citrine in the market are heated amethyst or even smoky quartz. They generally have a darker golden yellow colour

Care

Citrine is a durable gemstone and hard enough for jewelry use

Transparency

Transparent - Translucent

Luster

Vitreous

Citrine

Citrine

Jewelry

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Locales

Brazil, China, Madagascar, Bolivia and more

Hardness

7
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Treatment

Usually heat treated. Amethyst & smoky quartz can turn yellow after heat treatment

Interesting Fact

The name comes from the French word 'citron' which means 'lemon'. The yellow colour of citrine comes from traces of iron

Chemical Formula

SiO2

Composition

silicon dioxide

Wearability

Good

Colours

Yellow