Chemical Composition: Citrine is a form of Quartz Crystal - Silicon Dioxide Hardness: 7
Iron is the element which gives Citrine its warm golden color. Extreme heat, whether naturally occurring or applied by man, will turn amethyst into a burnt golden color. Technically, it is "burnt amethyst," but is usually categorized as citrine. We carry both types of golden quartz. Our specimens are from Brazil.
Metaphysical Properties: Citrine is one of the only stones which dissipates negative energy, and never requires cleansing or clearing. Warm energy, promotes optimism. Also attracts abundance, and is known as a "merchants' stone," to be placed in cash register or where one conducts business, to not only acquire positive wealth but to maintain it as well. Activates third chakra. Enhances body's healing energy. Good for mental focus, endurance, and self-esteem.
Citrine is the birthstone for November, and its corresponding signs are Gemini, Aries, Libra, and Leo.