Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
Finland


Official Name: Republic of Finland
National Name: Suomen Tasavalta/Republiken Finland
Alternate Names: Suomi
Monetary Units: 1 markka (Fmk) = 100 penniä
Location: Northern Europe; bordered by Baltic Sea (south and west); Sweden (west); Norway (north); Russia (east).
Mineral Resources: Copper, zinc, iron ore, silver.



Finland Scott 732 Finland Scott 733 Finland Scott 734
Granite
(Orbicular Granite)
Finland
Scott 732
1.30 markka
Granite
(Rapakivi Granite)
Finland
Scott 733
1.60 markka
Gneiss
(Veined Gneiss)
Finland
Scott 734
2.10 markkar

This set of 3 stamps was issued on 8 Feb 1986 and shows natural, unpolished rock specimens.



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