Gem, Rock, and Mineral Postage Stamps From
Uganda


Official Name: Republic of Uganda
National Name: Republic of Uganda
Monetary Units: East African shilling (£) = 100 cents; in 1967, the Uganda shilling (U Sh) replaced the East African shilling. Currently, 1 Uganda shilling (U Sh) = 100 cents.
Location: Eastern Africa; bordered by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (west); Sudan (north); Kenya (east); Tanzania and Rwanda (south).
Mineral Resources: Copper, cobalt, limestone, salt.



  Uganda Scott 599 Uganda Scott 600  
  Columbite-tantalite
Uganda
Scott 599
1 shilling
Galena
Uganda
Scott 600
2 shillings
 
 
Uganda Scott 601 Uganda Scott 602 Uganda Scott 603
Malachite
Uganda
Scott 601
5 shillings
Cassiterite
Uganda
Scott 602
10 shillings
Ferberite
Uganda
Scott 603
35 shillings
 
Uganda Scott 604 Uganda Scott 605 Uganda Scott 606
Beryl (var. Emerald)
 
Uganda
Scott 604
50 shillings
Monazite
 
Uganda
Scott 605
100 shillings
Microcline
(var. Amazonite (Feldspar))
Uganda
Scott 606
150 shillings

This set of 8 stamps was issued on 18 Jan 1988.
All stamps show natural, unpolished mineral specimens.



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