Citrine has been referred to as the "success stone," "merchant's stone" or "money stone." Because of its yellow color, citrine is thought of as a joyous stone with sunshiny energy to brighten up the lives of those who work with it and wear it.
It is a 7-7.5 on the Mohs Hardness Scale. With that rating it is a medium to hard stone. The name comes from the French word citron, meaning "lemon". It was used as a gem in Greece as far back as 300 B.C., and because of its color, is sometimes mistakenly referred to as Gold Topaz, Madeira or Spanish Topaz, or Safranite.
Beautiful stone for any mineral collection, energy healing, etc. Please note that the size, shape, and coloration of stones may vary from picture. Most average about 1.5-3".
Every rock and mineral are known to have multiple properties, attributes, and uses. There is a plethora of information available both online and in books.