Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring
Aquamarine


Mineral Name: Aquamarine

Composition: Beryllium aluminum silicate

Nomenclature: Named after "aqua marina" meaning "sea water" because of its color.

Industrial Uses: Semi-precious gemstone.

Additional Notes: Aquamarine is the greenish-blue, blue, or bluish-green variety of the mineral beryl.



Brazil : Scott 1539 : 1.30 cruzeiro : 19 Nov 1977

Aquamarine (beryl)



Germany, DDR : Scott 1608 : 35 pfennige : 17 Dec 1974

Aquamarine (beryl)



Kenya : Scott 108 : 3 shillings : 13 Dec 1977

Aquamarine (beryl)