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Congo Citrine

Congo Citrine

€270.00 Regular Price
€200.00Sale Price

Citrine from Congo, Africa


Real Citrines are rare , many are fake (either Smoky Quartz or Heated Amethyst) here it is a real Citrine gemstone with cathedral or cactus crystallization.

Unique and sublime piece, dark golden color .

The pieces of this deposit are often well damaged, here we have a fairly clean piece, just to note a slight blow on one of the faces of the point at the back.




  • Provenance: Lwena, Katanga (Shaba) Prov., Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
  • Size: 10.5 cm by 6 cm by 5.5 cm for 370 gr
  • Chemical formula: SiO2
  • Crystal system: trigonal
  • Mohs scale: 7



Citrine is a variety of quartz whose yellow color is due to the presence of minute amounts of iron oxide in the mineral . Citrine is found quite rarely in its natural state. Heated amethysts which take on a yellow color instead of purple and sold as Citrine are often found in shops . Here is our full article on crystal treatment to avoid !

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