Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
Faroe Islands


Official Name: Faroe Islands
National Name: Føroyar
Alternate Names: Faeroe Islands; Faröe Islands
Monetary Units: 1 Danish Krone = 100 øre. Faeroe krone at par with Danish krone (1975). 1 Faeroese krone (FKr) = 100 øre
Location: Northern Europe; island group between the Norwegian Sea and the north Atlantic Ocean, about one-half of the way from Iceland to Norway.
History: Part of the Kingdom of Denmark.
Mineral Resources: None.



Faroe Islands Scott 241 Faroe Islands Scott 242
Stilbite
Faroe Islands
Scott 241
3.70 krone
Mesolite
Faroe Islands
Scott 242
6.50 krone

This set of 2 stamps was issued on 9 Jun 1992 and
shows natural, unpolished mineral specimens.



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