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Gemstone: Citrine
Location of Origin:Brazil
Treatments:Heat Treatment
Cut Type:Pear
Weight:9.80 cts.
Dimensions:15.95mm x 12.45mm x ?mm
This cut is referred to as a "Pear Brilliant"

Often times, one encounters Citrine gems on the market that were heated to turn them yellow. Typically these stones start out as natural Amethyst and are altered to create the yellow color. This stone is more than likely a heated gem that was once Amethyst.

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