Item#5 Citrine/ Citrin

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Citrinul este o varietate de cuart. Numele provine din limba latina (citrus=lamaie) si se refera la culoarea data de impuritatile de fier, culoarea care poate varia de la galben la brun. Este destul de rar in stare naturala (gema prezentata aici). In medialion, o mostra de citrin obtinuta pe cale artificiala prin incalzirea ametistului.

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Citrine is a quartz variety. The first sample is natural (rarely found in nature), the second one is an artificial item (heated amethyst).

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