Citrine (Sunehla stone)

Brief Description- The Citrine stone is also known as Sunehla or Merchant stone, It is a semi-precious gemstone, which is found in Yellow, Lemon, Gold, Orange brown and Yellowish green colour. It represents planet Jupiter.

Description in Detail- It is a variety of quartz and very popular gemstone. It is highly recommended for success and prosperity. It should be worn in index or ring finger of Right hand in gold ring on Thursday. But one should wear it after consulting it from Astrologer.

Formation of Citrine- Generally Citrine stones are formed by heating amethyst stone, while natural Citrine stones are very rare. When yellow to green colour minerals are found in these rocks then it is used to give shape of this gemstone.

Scientific name-  It is a variety of quartz, and known as Silicon  dioxide.

Chemical composition- Silicon dioxide (SiO2)

Luster-        Vitreous

Transparency-      Translucent

Hardness-     7 (Moh scale)       

Specific gravity-  2.59– 2.65

Refractive index-   1.74 – 1.75

Crystal habit- Crystal tabular

Color- Various shades of Yellow, Lemon, Gold, Orange brown and Yellowish green colour.

Best origin- It is found in Brazil,  South Africa, and The U.S.A.

Shape- A Citrine cut determines its value as well as it’s overall beauty and appeal. The shapes of Citrine are Round Cut, Oval Shape , Square cut, Pear cut, Rectangular cut, Heart shape and Cushion Shape.

Planet- It represents for the planet Jupiter.

Zodiac sign- The Citrine gemstone should be worn by a person under the Mahadasha of Saturn. Before wearing Citrine, you should consult first and then wear. For Free consultation you can also call us on 09810800550.

Value of Citrine- Cost of natural Citrine varies depending on their color, clarity, size, and overall quality. It may vary from ₹ 500/- per carat to ₹ 2,000/- per Carat as per its quality.

  • It is used for getting protection from the poison of snake.
  • It should be worn for wealth and success.
  • It is known as merchant’s stone and maintain the financial gain of a businessman.
  • It brings happiness and stability in life.
  • It overcomes grief from the life of wearer.
  • Astrologer recommends Citrine for good health, life expectancy and intellectual knowledge.
  • It can be worn to get the positive result of Jupiter
  • It can prevent wearer from financial crisis and sufferings.
  • This stone is highly recommended for those, who are in education, and preparing for competitive exams.
  • It can make one’s destiny and give him success.

What is Citrine?

The Cat’s eye stone is also known as Lahsuniya stone, it is known as cat’s eye because it looks like a real cat’s eye. It is a semi-precious gemstone, which is found in Brown, Black, Honey and Yellowish Green colour. It represents planet Ketu.

What is Citrine made of?

It is made of Beryllium Aluminium Oxide (BeAl2O4).

Where does Citrine come from?

It is found in Sri Lanka, Brazil and India on a very large scale. But it is also found in South, Africa, Russia, Burma and The U.S.A.

Why Citrine should be worn?

Astrologer recommends Cat’s Eye to be worn for removing for removing ill effect of black magic, bad dreams, negativity and enemies, it also brings clarity and stability in life.

How to wear Citrine?

This gemstone is suggested to wear during the Shukla Paksha. Before wearing Cat’s Eye, it should be kept into a bowl having 1 spoon of Curd, Honey, Gangajal, Tulsi leaves and Ghee for 10 minutes. This will activate and cleanse your Cat’s eye and remove all its negativity. After praying to God, take the ring out of this mixture and wash it with pure Gangajal. Recite the Mantra ‘Om Ketave Namah’ “ॐ केतवे नम:” 108 times. After this wear the ring in your middle finger of  Right working hand.


Minimum 3 carat


Various shade of Yellow, Brown & Green


Silver & Gold


Middle finger of Right hand

Day & Time

Wednesday or Saturday after Sunshine

Mantra and chanting times

Om Ketave Namah “ॐ केतवे नमः | (108 Times)

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What is the minimum weight required?

Minim weight of the Cat’s Eye stone should be 3 carats.

How much does a Citrine cost?

On an Average, 5+ carat Cat’s eye is being sold regularly in Rs. 3-8000/- full pc. But It starts from 500/- per carat and medium range starts from 2000/.

Which is the Similar gem-stone of Citrine?

Substitutes for Cat’s eye gemstone are Tourmaline, Scapolite, Corundum, Spinel and Quartz.

How can I buy original Citrine gemstone?

You can also contact us on our toll-free number 09810800550. Gem mines provide free shipping within India with its government approved certificate, which is laboratory tested certificate of gems.

What is the Mode of Payment?

Both online and off-line modes of payments are also acceptable. For more info visit us- www.gemmines.in or call us on 09810800550


Gem mines also provide free horoscope consultancy and free consultancy for gemstones.

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