Citrine belongs to Quartz mineral class and it is transparent. It can be found in yellow, orange and brown colors. The orange-yellow color in this gem is a result of iron that is part of Citrine’s structure. Out of all yellow crystals, Citrine tends to be the most recognizable and frequently bought gem. It happens that Citrine is found on the same crystal as Amethyst. Crystals containing both Amethyst and Citrine and being named as Ametrine.
Historic findings suggest that during the Hellenistic Age Citrine was quite popular gemstone in ancient Greece. Later, it was popular for intaglio work and jewelry material in ancient Rome. These days Citrine is affordable gemstone for most jewelry buyers. The largest resources of this gem are found in Brazil, Madagascar, Argentine, Russia and Namibia.
It is a birthstone of November month and Citrine is a gemstone to celebrate 13-th wedding anniversary. Citrine crystal can be useful gem in business situations because it is believed to be a promoter of abundance and prosperity. On emotional level this gem is thought to minimize self-doubt, depression and anger. In addition to that Citrine can be effective protection stone and promote overall stability in life.