Gemstone Citrine


 Citrine is a transparent, yellow variety of Quartz, ranging in color from pale to golden yellow, honey or almost brown, and may contain rainbow or sparkle inclusions. The name comes from the French word citron, meaning lemon.

Luster: Vitreous
Crystal system: Hexagonal crystal system
Chemical formula: SiO₂
Hardness (Mohs hardness scale): 7
Mineral class: Quartz