Beryl (Var: Emerald)
Small Cabinet, 6.7 x 5.3 x 1.0 cm
Emerald deposit, Leckbachgraben (Leckbachrinne), Nasenkopf Mt., Habach Valley, Hohe Tauern Mts, Salzburg, Austria
No, these emeralds cannot compete with Columbian ones, but they are from the classic European locality in Austria! The crystal, still embedded in the schist matrix, measure to over 2 cm. This specimen came out of the Richard Hauck collection. 6.7 x 5.3 x 1.0cm