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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2024 20:12    Post subject: Help me identify if this is real natural Congo citrine ?  

Hi Folks!

Please help me identify if this is a natural citrine cluster from Congo.

Thank You!! Have a great day !



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 Mineral: Citrine
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Republic of the Congo
 Dimensions: 12cm
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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2024 20:18    Post subject: Re: Help me identify if this is real natural Congo citrine ?  

This looks like the real thing.
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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2024 21:38    Post subject: Re: Help me identify if this is real natural Congo citrine ?  

so does a lot of stuff on aliexpress unless you see that exac sample come of the the ground next to a gps its like from a chines factory does it matter? depends in you it will always test as quartz but congo you cant test for opinions on the internet not exactly proof of anything
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PostPosted: Jul 09, 2024 01:25    Post subject: Re: Help me identify if this is real natural Congo citrine ?  

ndutz888 wrote:
Hi Folks!
Please help me identify if this is a natural citrine cluster from Congo.
Thank You!! Have a great day !
Hi, you can be quite sure this is real. There's a locality named Luena (or Lwena) in D.R. Congo that produces exactly this kind of quartz.

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