Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps Featuring
Sodalite


Mineral Name: Sodalite

Composition: Sodium aluminum silicate chloride

Nomenclature: Named after it's chemical composition, sodium (sod) and aluminum (al).

Industrial Uses: Ornamental stone; jewelry.

Additional Notes: A member of the feldspathoid group of minerals. Feldspathoids are chemically similar to alkali feldspars, but have a low silica content.



Canada : Scott 1437 : 42 cents : 21 Sep 1992

Sodalite