Beryl (Var: Emerald)
Emerald deposit, Leckbachgraben (Leckbachrinne), Nasenkopf Mt., Habach Valley, Hohe Tauern Mts, Salzburg, Austria
Small Cabinet, 6.7 x 5.3 x 1.0 cm
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