Wednesday, November 26, 2008


Lemon quartz is the lemon yellow variety of quartz. It is more lemon in color than a citrine, which has tones of orange in it. Along with Citrine and Amethyst it belongs to the quartz family of gemstones. It is often mistaken for prasiolite. Prasiolite has a green tone in it, and is also called green amethyst. It is also known as green gold or lemon citrine. Quartz comes from all over the world, however its major sources are Africa and Brazil.

Eye Clean, soft Yellow, Good Cut, Good Polish, Brilliant.
Moh's Hardness = 7.