Citrine is a rare type of quartz stone. It contains impurities of aluminum and iron and that is why has a yellow tint and a beautiful luster. There are also green and lemon minerals, but they are extremely rare, so they are the most expensive. The mineral was discovered in the 17th century. It was immediately noticed by royals, despite the fact that this is a semi-precious stone. Even royal symbols of power were encrusted with citrine. However, this mineral is valued not only for its external attractiveness. The fact is that it has magical and medicinal properties. Therefore, it is often used as a talisman.