Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
China (ROC)


Official Name: Republic of China
National Name: T'ai-wan
Alternate Names: Formosa; Taiwan. The People's Republic of China (mainland China; China, PRC) regards the Republic of China as part of China, PRC. The government of the Republic of China has a different opinion.
Monetary Units: 1 New Taiwan dollar (NT$) = 100 cents
Location: An island, located in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 100 miles east of the mainland of Asia.
Mineral Resources: Coal, limestone, marble, and asbestos.



China (ROC) Scott 3121 China (ROC) Scott 3122
Aragonite
China (ROC)
Scott 3121
NT$5
Alunite
China (ROC)
Scott 3122
NT$5
 
China (ROC) Scott 3123 China (ROC) Scott 3124
Enargite
 
China (ROC)
Scott 3123
NT$12
Barite
(var. Hokutolite (plumboan barite))
China (ROC)
Scott 3124
NT$19

This set of 4 stamps was issued on 8 May 1997 and
shows natural, unpolished mineral specimens.



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