CITRINE GemShoppy March 2, 2015 Gemstones It is known as a “Cuddle Quartz”. Breaks up energy blockages in the body. Strengthens will, vision, balance, self-confidence, cheer, hope, light heartedness, warmth & energy. Helps in letting go of addictions. The stone prevents self-destructive tendencies by raising your self esteem & attracts abundance. Good for the Scorpio and Sagittarius. Citrine is a signature of wisdom and peace. Pale yellow to a Madeira orange in all of its glorious golden and yellow colours. The yellow colour is from the presence of iron, the darker the colour – the higher the grade. SiO2 Citrine is transparent, coarse-grained variety of the silica mineral quartz. Citrine is a semiprecious gem that is valued for its yellow to brownish colour and its resemblance to the rarer topaz. Natural citrine is rare compared to amethyst or smoky quartz, both of which are often heated to turn their natural colour into that of citrine. The name citrine is derived from the French word citron – lemon. Citrine along with topaz are birthstones of Scorpion: October 24 to November 21. Citrine is the anniversary gemstone for the 17th year of marriage.