Description

    CITRINE var. QUARTZ
    Rio Grande do Sul
    Brazil
    5.98 x 2.43 x 1.16 inches (15.2 x 6.19 x 2.97 cm)



    This decorative little specimen is Quartz, but the variety Citrine popular for its unique range of golden yellow and brown coloration which is the result of Amethyst being heated. The color is also associated with Madeira Sherry as they share a similar hue. Citrine is often used in jewelry and interior design applications. Unique clusters of "brown sugar" dot this piece primarily comprised of an assortment of tiny dark crystals of rich, dark mocha color. This small slab is literally a "handful" and is a fine representation of the variety. Dark Citrine is considered some of the best, and this is no exception.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    23rd-30th Thursday-Thursday
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