Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring
Kroehnkite


Mineral Name: Kroehnkite
Composition: Sodium copper sulfate hydrate
Nomenclature: Named after the first person to analyze the mineral, B. Kroehnke.
Industrial Uses: Copper ore.
Additional Notes: A rare mineral. Also known as krohnkite.



Chile Scott 1179a
Kroehnkite
Chile
Scott 1179a
150 pesos
9 Aug 1996

The stamp shows a natural, unpolished specimen.



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