Stamps of Minerals, Gems and Meteorites

 

 

Afghanistan

 

1988 – 1299

530afg87

Lapis lazuli - gem

A rock, not a mineral, formed from more than one mineral

Australia

 

1973 – 558

 

1973 – 559

 

 

1973 – 560

 

 

1973– 561

 

197aus73

198aus73

199aus73

200aus73

Chrysoprase

SiO2

Agate

SiO2

Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Rhodonite

(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg,Ca)SiO3

 

1974– 580

 

 

 

 

1995– 1429

 

 

1995– 1430 

211aus74

775AUS95-2.jpg

774aus95 

Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Light Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Black Opal

SiO2·nH2O

2017  - n.c.

2017 - n.c.
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Rhodonite

(Mn2+,Fe2+,Mg,Ca)SiO3
Fluorite

CaF2

Bophutatswana

 

1978 – 31

318bphu78

Semi-precious stones

Brasil

1977 - 1538

1537-1539

 1977 - 1539

 1989 - 2198

2 val

 1989 - 2199

281bra77

280bra77

541bra89

542bra89

Topaz

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

Beryl - Aquamarine

Al2Be3(Si6O18)

Tourmaline

Na(Li,Al)3(Al)6

[(OH)4/(BO3)3/Si6O18]

Quartz - Amethist

SiO2

 

1998 - 2660

3 val

 1998 - 2661 

1998 - 2661 

1057bra98

1058bra98 

1059bra98

Chrysoberyl

Alexandrite

BeAl2O4

 Chrysoberyl

Alexandrite - Cat-eye

BeAl2O4

Tourmaline - Indicolite

Na(Li,Al)3(Al)6

[(OH)4/(BO3

 

 2000 - 2743 - Multi

 

2000 – 2743 c

 

1055bra02 1055aBRA02.jpg

Diamond + various minerals and gems

Brasilianite 

NaAl3(PO4(OH)4

Topaz

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

 

2001-2828 - Multi

 2001-2828 a

 

2001-2828 b

 

1056bra01 1056aBRA01.jpg 1056bBRA01.jpg

Various minerals and gems

Topaz 

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

Garnet 

X3Y2(SiO4)3

 

 2009 - n.c - BF

3098bra09

World Social Forum

Various gems

Cambodge R.

 

1998 - 1775

1775-1780

 1998 - 1776 

 1998 - 1777 

 1998 - 1778  

1060cmb98 1063cmb98 1062cmb98 1061cmg98

Beryl - Acquamarine

Be3Al2Si6O18

Rough

Quartz Cat's eye

SiO2

Rough

Malachite

Cu2CO3(OH)2

Rough

Turquoise

CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O

Rough

Canada

 

1992 - 1437

1436-1440

  1992 - 1440 

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Sodalite

Na8Al6Si6O24Cl2

Slab

Garnet - Grossular

Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

Xls

Chile

 

1996 – 1179 b

1179 a - d 

1064chi96

Lapis lazuli - gem

A rock, not a mineral, formed from more than one mineral

Comores Rep. Fed. Islamique

 

1998 – 930 d

930 a-i

 1998 – 930 f 

1998 – 930 f 
1068com98 1070com98 1073com98

Euclase

BeAlSiO4(OH)

Rough - Xls

Crysoberyl

BeAl2O4

Rough

Tourmaline  Indicolite

Na(Li,Al)3Al6Si6O18

(BO3)3(OH)4

Rough

Deutschland - DDR

 

1974 – 1605

1604-1609

 1974 – 1606

1974 – 1608
226ddr74 227ddr74 229ddr74

Quartz - Smokey

SiO2

Topaz

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

Beryl Aquamarine

Be3Al2(Si6O18)

Ethiopie

 

2003 – 1647

1647-1650

2003 – 1648

2003 – 1649

2003 – 1650 

1566eth03 1567eth03 1568eth03 1569eth03

White Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Brown Precious Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Fire Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Yellow Precious Opal

SiO2·nH2O 

Gambia

2003 – 2782 - Multi

 

2003 -  2782 c

2782 a- f

 

 

2003 -  2782 e

 

1042gmb03 1050grn02 1657gmb03

Various minerals and gems

Black Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Lapis lazuli - gem

A rock, not a mineral, formed from more than one mineral

Grenada

 

2002 – 3216

 

 

2002 – 3217

712agrd02 713agrd02

Gemstones of the months

Gemstones of the months

2002 – 3216 a

2002 – 3216 b 2002 – 3216 b

 2002 – 3217 b

712gGRD02.jpg

712hGRD02.jpg

712GiRD02.jpg

713gGRD02.jpg

Garnet

General formula

X3Y2(SiO4)3

Quartz - Amethist

SiO2

Beryl Aquamarine

Be3Al2(Si6O18)

Sardonix

SiO2

 

2002 – 3217 d

 2002 – 3217 e  2002 – 3217 f

713hGRD02.jpg

713iGRD02.jpg 

713lGRD02.jpg

Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Topaz

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

Turquoise

CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O

2002 – 3218 - Multi

 2002 – 3218d  

2002 – 3218e

1043agrn02 1043grn02 1051gra02

Variuos minerals and gems

Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Turquoise

CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O

Rough

Guiné Bissau

2012 - Multi

Y & T - 4546-4549

 

2012 -  n.c.

 

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Diamond and Topaz

Topaz

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

Indonesia

 

1997 - 1706

1706-1708 

 1997 - 1707

1997  - 1708

1897ind97 1898ind97 1899ind97

Jasper

Chrysocolla

(Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4

·n(H2O)

Agate - Geode

SiO2

 

1997 - 1709 - BF

 

 

 

769ind97 769aIND97.jpg

Banded Agate

Agate

SiO2

 

1997 – 1709a - BF

 

 

770ind97 770aIND97.jpg

Banded Agate

3 years to go

Agate

SiO2

 

1999 - Multi

 

901ind99 

Various gems

 1999 - 1848

1848-1850

 

1999 - 1849

 

 

1999 – 1850

 

1999 – 1851

768ind99 766ind99 764ind99 901aIND99.jpg

Chrysoprase - SiO2

1 years to go

Smoky quartz

SiO2

Blu Opal

SiO2·nH2O

Silicified Coral

 

1999 - 1851A  - BF

 

 

1999 - 1851
900ind99 900aIND99.jpg

Javan Jade

1 years to go
Javan Jade

 2000 - 1888

1888-1891 

 

2000 - 1889

 

2000 - 1890 

1917ind00 1916ind00 1915ind00

Prehenite

Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

Chalcedony

SiO2

Obsidian

Glass

 

2000 - 1891 - BF 

 

 

2000 - 1891 
1914ind00 1914aIND00.jpg

Jasperized Limestone

Jasperized Limestone

 

2001 - Multi + label

 

1919ind01

Various gems

 

2001 - 1970

1970-1973 

 

2001 - 1971

 

 

2001 - 1972

 

 2001 - label

1920ind01 1921ind01 1922ind01 1919aIND01.jpg

Rose quartz

SiO2

Brecciated Jasper

Malachite

Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

Gems

Israel

 

1981 - 795

795-797

 

395isr81

Chrysocolle

of Eilat

(Cu,Al)2H2Si2O5(OH)4

·n(H2O)

2012 - n.c

Y&T - 2176-2179

2012 - n.c.

2012 - n.c.

3840ISR12.jpg

3839ISR12.jpg

3842ISR12.jpg

Carnelian

SiO2

Topaz

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

Tourquoise

CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O

2012 - n.c

Y&T - 2187-2190

2012 - n.c.

2012 - n.c.

2012 - n.c.

3909ISR12.jpg

3907ISR12.jpg

3910ISR12.jpg

3908ISR12.jpg

Lazurite - Lapislazuli

Quartz

SiO2

Zircon

ZrSiO4

Quartz Amethist

SiO2

2012 - n.c

Y&T - 2187-2190

2012 - n.c.

2012 - n.c.

2012 - n.c.

4074ISR12.jpg

4071ISR12.jpg

4073ISR12.jpg

4072ISR12.jpg

Agate

Beryl Aquamarine

Be3Al2(Si6O18)

Onix

Jasper

Italia

2013 - n.c

5 val

4444ITA13.jpg

Onix

Cameo Brooch with
Venus Marina

Kenia

 

1977 - 105

105 -112 

 

1977 - 106

 

 

1977 - 107

 

 

1977 - 108

 

293ken77 294ken77 295ken77 296ken77

 

Quartz  Amethyst

SiO2

Agate

SiO2

Tourmaline

(Ca,K,Na,[])

(Al,Fe,Li,Mg,M)3

(Al,Cr, Fe,V)6(BO3)3
(Si,Al,B)6O18(OH,F)4

Beryl  Acquamarine

Be3Al2(Si6O18)

 

1977 - 109

 

 

1977 - 110

 

 

1977 - 111

 

 

1977 - 112

297ken77 295ken77

Garnet – Rodolite

(Mg,Fe)3Al2(SiO4)3

Garnet - Grossularite

Tsavorite

Ca3Al2Si3O12

Liberia

 2013 - n.c. - Multi

Y&T - 5188-5190

 

2013 - n.c. - Multi

Y&T -5218 - 5220

4470LBR13.jpg

4469LBR13.jpg

Various minerals and gems

Various minerals and gems

 

2013 - n.c.

Y&T - 5188-5190

2013 - n.c. 

 2013 - n.c.

 

 

4474LBR13.jpg

4475LBR13.jpg

4476LBR13.jpg

 

Beryl v. Aquamarine

Be3Al2(SiO6)O18

Euclase

BeAlSiO4(OH)

Rainbow garnet

General formula

X3Y2(SiO4)3

 

 

 

 

2013 - n.c.

Y&T -5218 - 5220

 

2013 - n.c.

 

2013 - n.c.

 

4471LBR13.jpg

4472LBR13.jpg

4473LBR13.jpg

 

Rhodochrosite

MnCO3
Opal

Zoisite Tanzanite

(Ca2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)O(OH))

 

2013 - n.c. - BF

Y&T - BF631

 2013 - BF

 2013 - BF

4466LBR13.jpg

4467LBR13.jpg

4468LBR13.jpg

Agate

SiO2

Agate

SiO2

Agate

SiO2

Malawi

 

1980 – 370

 370-37

 1980 – 371

 

1980 – 372

 

 

1980 – 373

 

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Agate

SiO2 

Sunstone

(Ca,Na)((AI,Si)2Si2O8)

Quartz Smokey

SiO2

Kyanite

Al2SiO5

Nippon - Japan

2001 - Z469 

1 val 

1990jpng01

Jewel

Quartz - Amethist

SiO2

Pakistan

2003 - 1021 k

20 val

 

2012 – n.c

Y&T - 1328-1331

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Gems

&

Jewellery

Olivine Peridot 

(Mg,Fe)2SiO4 

Rhodesia

 

1978 – 394

394-398

 1978 – 395 

1978 – 396 

325rho78.jpg

326rho78.jpg

327rho78.jpg

Beryl Morganite

Be3Al2Si6O18

Quartz Amethist

SiO2

Garnet

General formula

X3Y2(SiO4)3

 

1978 – 397 

 1978 – 398 ​

Quartz Citrine

SiO

Topaz  Blue

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2 

Rossija ex CCCP

1971- 3920

3783-90

158ccp71

Jewel

Quartz - Amethist

SiO2

Soomaalied J.D.

1997 - n.c

Y&T - 585-588

1904som97.jpg

Gems-Jewel

Arabian tales

South Africa

 

2009 - n.c. - Multi PA

 Y&T - BF 119

2373saf09

Suglite  Jasper  Garnet Rodochrosite

South West Africa

 

1961 – 278

 14 val

 

1961 – 279

 

 

1961 – 280

035swa61 038swa61 039swa61

Topaz

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

Tourmaline

Beryl Heliodor

Be3Al2Si6O18

 

1979 – 433

 

 

1979 – 434

 

 

1979 – 435

 

 

1979 – 436

 

350swa79 351swa79 352swa79 353swa79

Silver Topaz

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

Beryl Aquamarine

Be3Al2Si6O18

Malachite

Cu2(CO3)(OH)

Quartz  Amethyst

SiO2

Sri Lanka

 

1976 - 510a - BF

 

 

1976 - 508

507 - 510

1780srl76 272srl76

Various gems

Chrysoberyl Cats-eye

BeAl2O4

Tanzania

1986 - 312

311-314

508tnz86

Zoisite Tanzanite

(Ca2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)

O(OH)

 2004 – 2328 a - Multi

 

2004 – 2327

 

2098tnz04 2098atnz04

Mining gemstones in Tanzania

Semi processed Gemstones

 

2004 – 2329 - BF

 

2004 – 2329

 

916tnz04

916aTNZ04.jpg 

 Chrysoberyl Alexandrite

BeAl2O4

Zoisite Tanzanite

(Ca2Al3(SiO4)(Si2O7)

O(OH)

Mining in Tanzania

Unprocessed gemstones

Terres Australes ​France

 

 

1995 - 203

 

2011 - 443b

 

 

2055taf96 3272bTAF11.jpg

Olivine

(Mg,Fe)2SiO4

Zircon

ZrSiO4

 

2012 - n.c.

Y&T - 602

 

2012 - n.c. 

Y&T - 603

 

2014 - n.c.

2014 - n.c. 

3806TAAF12.jpg

3807TAAF12-2.jpg

4861TAF14.jpg 

4862TAF14.jpg 

Diopside  Xls

CaMgSi2O6

Diopside Cut

CaMgSi2O6

Fluorite Xls

CaF2

Fluorite Cabochons

CaF2

 

2015 - n.c.

 2015- n.c.  

2016- n.c.

Y&T  - 761

Y&T  - 761

2016- n.c.

Y&T - 762

Y&T - 762

5073TAAF15.jpg

5074TAAF15-2.jpg

5098TAAF16.jpg

5099TAAF16.jpg 

Beryl Xls

Beryl Cut

Titanite

Sphene

discredited name

Titanite

Sphene

discredited name

 

 2017- n.c. 

Y&T - 796 
2017- n.c.

Y&T  - 796

5514TAF17.jpg

5515TAF17.jpg

 

Pyroxene Xls

Pyroxene Cut​

Thailand

 1972 - 626

624-627

191tha72

Zircon

ZrSiO4

Yemen

 

2008 – n.c.

Y&T - 292-299

 

2008 – n.c.

 

 

2008 – n.c.

 

 

2008 – n.c.

 

2152yem08

2153yem08

2154yem08

2155yem08

Onix

Onix

Onix

Onix

 

2008 – n.c.

 

 

2008 – n.c.

 

 

2008 – n.c.

 

 

 2008 – n.c.

 

2156yem08

2157yem08

2158yem08

2159yem08 

Onix

Onix

Onix

Onix 

 

2008 – n.c. - BF

Y&T - BF 51

2151yem08

Onix

Zimbabwe

***

1980 – 414

414-428

 1980 - 415

 1980 - 416

 1980 - 417

384zim80.jpg

385zim80

386zim80

387zim80

Beryl  Morganite

Be3Al2(Si6O18)

Quartz Amethist

SiO2

Garnet

Quartz Citrine

SiO2

 1980 - 418

 

 

***

2000 - 909

909 - 912

 

2000 - 910 

388zim80

 

2237zmb02

2239zmb02

Topaz  Blue

Al2SiO4(F,OH)2

 

Agate

SiO2

Beryl  Acquamarine

Be3Al2(Si6O18)

 

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