Citrine and its varieties

Citrine owes its name to the lemon taken from the Latin “citrus”, of which it often has the color. This fine lucky stone was already popular in antiquity and known since 480 BC. JC.

Citrine is a variety of macrocrystalline quartz, the multicolored variety is a combination of citrine and colorless quartz, its color is attributed to the presence of iron oxide. Natural citrines are rare, most citrines are heated amethysts or smoky quartz.

The main deposits of this fine stone are found in Brazil, United States, Madagascar, Argentina, Scotland, Spain, Myanmar, Namibia, Russia.

There are several varieties of citrine, lemon yellow citrine, madeira citrine, mandarin citrine, multicolored citrine.

Citrine gemstone of excellence

Beware of misleading names for citrine and are notably prohibited by the CIBJO, names designating citrine such as quartz topaz, topaz from Bahia, topaz from Salamanca, topaz from Spain, golden topaz, topaz madeira.

In lithotherapy citrine would promote the stimulation of mental faculties, intuition and creativity. It would improve self-confidence and allow better control of one’s emotions while dissipating anger and negativity.
Citrine fine stone of excellence, this superb yellow crystal in gem quality regularly offers in jewelery and jewelery beautiful jewels to wear on a daily basis.