2.09ct Square Cushion Citrine 8mm

Description:

This stone is a 8mm square cushion citrine weighing 2.09ct. This very clean stone has a checker-board cut and would make an attractive ring. This is a calibrated stone meaning it should fit nicely in a 8mm stock mounting. Citrines are a great value and provide a lot of gemstone for the money. Check out our 2.07ct Square Cushion Citrine to make a great matched pair!

Citrine is a quartz gemstone and is one of the top selling gems in the yellow to orange color range. Citrines come in a wide range of sizes and are readily available in sizes of up to 25cts and more. Citrines attractive color, durability, and modest price makes it a favorite gemstone of many gem lovers.

Source:

Citrine is currently found in Brazil, Spain, and Bolivia.

Hardness:

Citrine measure a 7 on the Mohs hardness scale and is considered a durable stone.

Refractive Index:

Citrines will have a refractive index of 1.544 – 1.553.

Care and Cleaning:

It is recommended to clean your citrine gemstones with warm, soapy water. Ultrasonic cleaning is usually safe. Steam cleaning is not recommended  as all quartz are susceptible to thermal shock (a rapid change of temperature).

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