Beryl (Var: Emerald)
Tokovaya 2 (Takovaya 2), Emerald mines (Izumrudnye Kopi; Malyshevskoe deposit), Tokovaya river (Tokovaia river), Malyshevo, Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Ekaterinburgskaya (Sverdlovsk
Miniature, 5.0 x 4.8 x 2.9 cm
A classic, superb emerald specimen from the famous emerald mines of the Ural Mountains of Russia. This very aesthetic pair of fat translucent crystals, set in biotite schist, has excellent, rich green color saturation. The fat, well-terminated crystal has exceptional gemminess in the upper half, for the locality.