Beryl (Var: Emerald), Calcite
Coscuez Mine (Cosquez Mine), Muzo, Vasquez-Yacopi Mining District, Boyaca Department, Colombia
Thumbnail, 2.6 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm
A gemmy and lustrous, 1.7 cm emerald crystal set on a gray calcite crystal matrix accented with sparkly pyrite microcrystals from the famous Coscuez Mine of Colombia. The emerald is glassy, gemmy, and has gorgeous, intense, green color saturation.