The most famous Citrine is the stone in saturated colors known as Madeira Citrine. The name is derived from a fortified Portuguese wine, which was made in Madeira Islands. The stone comes in different colors ranging from golden, orange, to reddish brown, and brown. The rare sherry tone of the stone gives it a desirable quality, making it the most expensive variety of Citrine. The gemstone also has a solid durability which adds to its desirability. Madeira Citrine is the stone of happiness, as it is believed to bring bliss and vivacity to life.
Madeira Citrine, similar to other members of the family, is translucent in nature along with vitric sheen.
Mineral Family- Citrine
Refractive Index- 1.544-1.553
Color- Orange, golden, golden orange, reddish brown, and brown
Deposits- Africa, Brazil, Madagascar, Russia, Scotland, USA, France, and Spain.