Citrine is the rare yellow translucent form of quartz. Beautiful crystal points with citrine and smoky quartz,tumbled stones and pendants Read more.
Rare lemon quartz
Citrine is a yellow variant of translucent quartz. The yellow color is caused by trace elements, whereby in particular divalent and trivalent iron play a role. Citrine is the rarest type of quartz and is one of the few gemstones that occur naturally in yellow. The stone is because of the color named lemons. However, natural citrine rather pale yellow with darker shades than lemon yellow.
Processing of citrine
Citrine is also heated for a more beautiful yellow colour, often resulting in red shades. By heating amethyst, one also creates citrine, although this gives it a darker, more brown colour. This is called burned citrine or burned amethyst. On this page you will find a lot of natural citrine, whether or not combined with smoky quartz.
Properties of citrine
Citrine has the following properties: Physical causes citrine energy and strengthening the body. Emotional for joy and emotional balance.