Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
Ivory Coast

Official Name: Republic of Cote d'Ivoire
National Name: Republique de Cote d'Ivoire
Alternate Names: Cote d'Ivoire
Monetary Units: 1 CFA franc (CFAF) = 100 centimes
Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Liberia (to the west) and Ghana (to the east); additionally bordered by Guinea, Mali, and Burkina Faso.
Mineral Resources: Petroleum, diamonds, manganese, iron ore, cobalt, bauxite, copper.

Ivory Coast Scott 332
Ivory Coast
Scott 332
40 francs
4 Nov 1972

Illustration of a faceted diamond
and a diamond mine. Philatelic Mineralogy Copyright © 1997-2010 by Richard Busch