Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
Namibia


Official Name: Republic of Namibia
Monetary Units: 1 South African rand (R) = 100 cents. As of June 1992, the Namibian dollar circulates at par and concurrently with the South African rand. Currently: 1 Namibian dollar (Nam$) = 100 cents
Location: Southern Africa; bordered by South Atlantic Ocean (west); Angola and Zambia (north); Botswana (east); South Africa (east and south).
Mineral Resources: Diamonds, copper, uranium, gold, lead, tin, lithium, cadmium, zinc, salt, vanadium, natural gas, coal, iron ore.



  Namibia Scott 674 Namibia Scott 675 Namibia Scott 676  
  Gypsum (var. Desert Rose)
Namibia
Scott 674
1 cent
Fluorite
Namibia
Scott 675
2 cents
Mimetite
Namibia
Scott 676
5 cents
 
 
  Namibia Scott 677 Namibia Scott 679 Namibia Scott 683  
  Azurite
Namibia
Scott 677
10 cents
Dioptase
Namibia
Scott 679
20 cents
Diamond
Namibia
Scott 683
40 cents
 
 
Namibia Scott 685 Namibia Scott 687 Namibia Scott 688 Namibia Scott 689
Boltwoodite
Namibia
Scott 685
65 cents
Wulfenite
Namibia
Scott 687
1.50 rand
Gold
Namibia
Scott 688
2 rand
Willemite
Namibia
Scott 689
5 rand

This set of 10 stamps was issued on 2 Jan 1991 as part of a larger set.
All stamps show natural, unpolished mineral specimens along with their names and chemical formulas.



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