Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
Bulgaria


Official Name: Republic of Bulgaria
National Name: Narodna Republika Bulgariya
Alternate Names: Bulgarie
Monetary Units: 1 lev (l) = 100 stotinki (s)
Location: Southeastern Europe; bounded by Romania (north); Black Sea (east); Turkey and Greece (south); Macedonia and Serbia (west).
Mineral Resources: Bauxite, copper, lead, zinc, coal.



Bulgaria Scott 3896 Bulgaria Scott 3897 Bulgaria Scott 3898
Quartz (var. Agate)
Bulgaria
Scott 3896
1 lev
Sphalerite
Bulgaria
Scott 3897
2 leva
Calcite
Bulgaria
Scott 3898
5 leva
 
Bulgaria Scott 3899 Bulgaria Scott 3900 Bulgaria Scott 3901
Quartz
(var. Amethyst)
Bulgaria
Scott 3899
7 leva
Pyromorphite
 
Bulgaria
Scott 3900
8 leva
Almandine (Garnet)
on Quartz (var. Rock Crystal)
Bulgaria
Scott 3901
10 leva

This set of 6 stamps was issued on 20 Nov 1995 and shows natural, unpolished specimens.
Scott 3896 shows a cross-section of a geode.



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