Transcendentalists believed that most focus was revolved around money and superficial items. Looking at it as being brainwashed, Transcendentalists pushed for independency and hope that people would follow what they believed in, not what the "fling" of the time was.
Citrine - Citrine is a variety of quartz whose color ranges from a pale yellow to brown. Natural citrines are rare; most commercial citrines are heat-treated amethyst. Citrine contains traces of Fe3+ and is rarely found naturally. The name is derived from Latin citrina which means "yellow"