Citrine is a Natural Yellow Gemstone mined from rock. All Citrine Jewelry offered at Pure Gems have these Real, Natural, High Quality Citrine Stones from Brazil.
Natural Citrine is very rare in nature. Therefore they are often immitated. Most gemstones sold as Citrines are actually heat-treated Amethysts, whose color component was changed in order to resemble a Naturally Occurring Citrine.
A Genuine Citrine mined from Rock is pale yellow to pale orange. Its color is much lighter than the heat-treated material which is dark orange-brown to reddish-brown. All Pure Gems Citrine Gemstones are Natural, Genuine and Not Treated, which makes all of our Citrine Jewelry very exclusive.
A Natural Citrine acquires its golden color from the presence of iron ions. The color is also where the Gemstone got its name from, derived from the Latin word "citrina" which means "yellow" and the French word for "lemon".
Natural Citrine grows as a crystal mineral in various granite rocks and is largely found in magmatic pegmatites. Natural Citrine can be found and mined in various parts of the world, with Brazil being the biggest source and supplier of Citrine Gemstones today. All of our Pure Gems Citrine Gemstones originate from Brazil.
Due to its pure golden color and great transparency, natural Citrine makes for Exeptional Citrine Jewelry to possess and wear.