Citrine is a yellow variety of quartz whose shades can be pale yellow, lemon, but also orange and bright orange "Madeira". Madeira citrine, so called because its color is reminiscent of the wine of the famous island, is highly prized. The first deposits are found in Brazil and Madagascar.
These magnificent golden quartz crystals also tranquilize the goddess Sekhmet with the head of a lionessthe fearsome daughter of Ra, the Sun God. An aggressive and angry goddess, she has the power to trigger diseases, and citrines bring her peace and the gift of healing Sekhmet the wicked is then transformed into Bastet with a cat's head, the gentle protector of happy homes.