Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From

Official Name: Republic of Tunisia
National Name: Al Jumhuriyah at Tunisiyah
Alternate Names: Republique Tunisienne; Tunis
Monetary Units: 1 dinar (D) = 1,000 millimes
Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya.
Mineral Resources: Petroleum, phosphates, iron ore, lead, zinc, salt.

Tunisia Scott 1145
Gypsum (var. Desert Rose)
Scott 1145
250 millimes
29 Nov 1997

Photograph of natural, unpolished specimen. Philatelic Mineralogy Copyright © 1997-2010 by Richard Busch