MOHs Hardness - 7
Citrine is an energiser on every level. It resonates very strongly with the Solar Plexus chakra and is a stone of joy.
It is a member of the quartz family and its yellow colour is derived from iron. It can vary in shade from a very pale yellow to a deep amber, almost orange and sometimes brownish too. A lot of Citrine sold is heat treated and known as Common Citrine. The deeper more orange colours are, while the paler brownish specimens are natural Citrine.
Citrine is one of the best stones to use for manifestation. It cleanses the chakras and opens the intuition. Citrine attracts wealth, prosperity and success. It imparts joy, wonder, delight and enthusiasm. Raises self-esteem and self-confidence. Stimulates the brain, strengthening the intellect. Citrine promotes motivation, activates creativity and encourages self-expression. Enhances concentration and revitalises the mind. It releases negative traits, depression, fears and phobias. Emotionally balancing.
It works synergistically with many stones. Paired with Amethyst it brings together the psychic and physical worlds! It is very effective in an abundance grid used with Green Aventurine.