The Yellow Gem Variety of Quartz. Citrine is an alternate birthstone for November.

Hardness: 7

Astrological sign of: Gemini, Aries, Libra and Leo

Beneficial for energy clearing, optimism, individuality, motivation, self esteem, confidence, concentration, creativity and self expression. Helps with alleviating nightmares, letting go of the past, detoxification, depression, fears and phobias. Citrine stimulates mental focus and endurance, self initiative and promotes contact with higher forces of intelligence. It promotes radiance from within, helping one to laugh without restraint. It is a positive influence in the areas of education, business pursuits, and interpersonal relationships. Citrine is a stone which never needs cleansing and does not accept negative energy.