Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
Portugal


Official Name: Republic of Portugal
National Name: República Portuguesa
Alternate Names: Portuguese Republic
Monetary Units: 1 escudo (Esc) = 100 centavos
Location: Southwestern Europe, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Spain.
Mineral Resources: Tungsten, iron ore, uranium ore, marble.



Portugal Scott 1106 Portugal Scott 1107
Wolframite
Portugal
Scott 1106
1 escudo
Arsenopyrite
Portugal
Scott 1107
2.50 escudo
 
Portugal Scott 1108 Portugal Scott 1109
Beryl
Portugal
Scott 1108
3.50 escudo
Chalcopyrite
Portugal
Scott 1109
6.50 escudo

This set of 4 stamps was issued on 24 Sep 1971 and
show natural, unpolished specimens.



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