The name comes from the Latin citrinus meaning “yellow”. Citrine is a variety of quartz.
This is a traditional stone for November.
Luster: glassy | Hardness: 7 | Density: 2.65
Legends & Lore:
- One who wore citrine and thought really hard could become invisible.
- In 20th century it was discovered that heating an amethyst would create citrine.