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Citrine


Citrine: si-'trEn - A semi-precious yellow
stone resembling topaz, formed by
heating a black quartz in order to change
its color

Color: yellow, golden yellow to lemon
yellow
Mined: principal sources are Brazil and
Madagascar
Moh's Hardness: 7
Birthstone: November (modern
birthstone), November (traditional
birthstone)

Citrine is a beautiful yellow stone which
has enhanced jewelry pieces since the
mid 1700's. Citrine is a popular, but less
expensive, alternative to the topaz as a
November birthstone.


 


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