Citrine is a gem of the quartz family, it is most important member of the quartz after amethyst (purple quartz). It’s name derives from lemon yellow meaning “lemon in color”. This mineral has no fluorescence. The hardness is 7 in mouse scale.
The iron element cause the color of it’s be yellow.
This stones are found in the yellow to orange color ranges, that they are available in a variety of light and darkness.
In fact, this stone is known as yellow quartz.
This stone is june and september birthstones.
quartz is in several color:
purple (amethyst) , yellow, crystal quartz, rose quartz and brown quartz.