Citrine - Natural - Ref SM17NC502

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Citrine - Natural - Ref SM17NC502

Natural Citrine

Citrine is a silicon dioxide mineral, a member of the Quartz group, it’s crystal system is trigonal and it’s yellow pigmentation is derived from iron.

It varies in shade from very pale yellow to a deep amber, nearly orange, with some specimens exhibiting brownish tinges.

The name Citrine comes from the French word citron, meaning lemon. Citrine was used as a gem in Greece and Rome through the first and second centuries A.D.

Natural Citrine:

Natural Citrine is said to assist one in overcoming difficulty, maintaining effort through adversity, and taking decisive action to resolve difficult situations. It may assist one in overcoming feelings of being undeserving of abundance.

Physically Natural Citrine is considered to enhance physical stamina and energy, support the endocrine system and encourages proper metabolism.

The more common known Citrine is heat-treated amethyst, whose colour ranges from a pale yellow to brown. 

Naturally Citrine occurs when the Amethyst or smokey quartz has the right conditions for this beautiful natural crystal to develop, with a very pale gentle yellowish colour. 

Sometimes Citrine and Amethyst can be found together in the same crystal, which is known as Ametrine.