Citrine Crystal

SKU: 800-2003740

Origin: Brazil is the world's leading supplier. Other notable sources include Argentina, Bolivia, France, Madagascar, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Uruguay and Zambia.

Color: Light-yellow to dark-yellow, gold-brown, orange

Hardness: 7 on the Mohs scale

Care/Cleaning Instructions: As with most colored stones, do not use harsh household chemicals when cleaning citrine jewelry. Avoid prolonged exposure to extreme heat. Citrine can safely be cleaned using ultrasonic and steam cleaners.

Metaphysical Properties: It is thought to generate stability in life and be good for general protection. Emotionally, citrine is believed to relieve depression, self-doubt, anger and irrational mood swings.

Citrine is often used as a birthstone of November (along with topaz) and it is the official 13th wedding anniversary gemstone. The name 'citrine' was derived from 'citron', a French word meaning 'lemon', although its color tends to be more golden rather than lemon-yellow.

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