System:TrigonalColour:Yellow - Orange
Name:From citrina (color as yellow as citron).
A yellow-orange variety of Quartz.
Physical Properties of Citrine Lustre:Vitreous
Colour:Yellow - Orange
Crystallography of Citrine Crystal System:Trigonal
Information Health Warning:Citrine is a variety of quartz which is usually quite harmless unless broken or powdered. Broken crystals and masses may have razor-sharp edges that can easily cut skin and flesh. Handle with care. Do not grind dry since long-term exposure to finely ground powder may lead to silicosis.