Philatelic Mineralogy

Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps
From Around the World

Over the decades, many countries throughout the world have issued postage stamps that feature gems, rocks, or minerals as their topic. A selection of these stamps are presented here, for your educational enjoyment.

First choose a desired arrangement:

Then click on the table of contents entry to view the stamps.

Except as otherwise noted, stamp images are displayed at 150% actual size.

Click here to View links to other web sites which feature gem, rock, and mineral stamps.

Click here to Read the Philatelic Mineralogy Frequently Asked Questions List.

AFMS Logo Interested in supporting an initiative to produce a set of United States postage stamps that feature gemstones? If so, please visit the webpage of the Commemorative Stamp Committee of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies (AFMS) for more information. To visit the homepage of the AFMS, please click on the logo to the left.  

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Last updated: 11 February 2010
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