Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring
Chalcophyllite


Mineral Name: Chalcophyllite
Composition: Hydrated copper aluminum sulfate arsenate hydroxide
Nomenclature: Named after the Greek words chalkos and fyllon which mean "copper" and "leaf" respectively.
Industrial Uses: Copper ore.



Central Africa Scott 1261b
Chalcophyllite
Central Africa
Scott 1261b
400 francs
1998

The stamp shows a natural, unpolished specimen.
The mineral name on the stamp is misspelled as "Challophyllite."



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