Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring
Aurichalcite


Mineral Name: Aurichalcite
Composition: Zinc copper carbonate hydroxide
Nomenclature: Named after the Greek word oreichalchos which means "mountain copper," or after aurichalcum which means "yellow copper ore."
Industrial Uses: Zinc ore, copper ore.
Additional Notes: .



Congo People's Republic Scott C94
Aurichalcite
Congo People's Republic
Scott C94
100 CFA francs
20 Mar 1970

The stamp shows an illustration of a natural, unpolished mineral specimen.



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