Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring
Albite


Mineral Name: Albite
Composition: Sodium aluminum silicate
Nomenclature: Named after the Latin word albus, a reference to the mineral's color.
Industrial Uses: Ornamental stone; ceramics.
Additional Notes: A member of the Feldspar group of minerals. A very common mineral. The bladed variety is named clevelandite.



Monaco Scott 1724
Albite (Feldspar)
Monaco
Scott 1724
2.30 franc
4 Sep 1990

The stamp shows a natural, unpolished mineral specimen.



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