|Citrine Gemstone Information
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Citrine is the birthstone for the month of November and the gemstone representing the 13th wedding anniversary. The name is derived from the French word citron, meaning "lemon" and the color is associated with light-heartedness and cheerfulness. It is also believed that it helps one connect with the spirit. Citrine is often given as a symbol of hope, youth, health, and fidelity.
ENHANCEMENT CODE H
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Refractive Index 1.544-1.553
Hardness = 7 (Moh's Scale)
Specific Gravity = 2.66
Species - Quartz
Optic Character - Double Refraction.
Phenomena - None
WARNINGS FOR CARE
Ultrasonic: Usually safe
Heat: Fair; color change may occur with heat
Chemicals that harm: Hydrofluoric acid, ammonium fluoride can damage.
Crystal system: Hexagonal (trigonal), compact.
|November||Topaz or Citrine|
|December||Blue Topaz or Zircon|
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