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2022Faroese Minerals 1 - Miniature Sheet

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  • 24.10.2022
  • Photos: Jarðfeingi
  • Bpost, Belgium
  • Offset + + Bright Varnish
  • Stamp Size: 30 x 40 mm, M/S Size: 100 x 70 mm
About Faroese Minerals 1

Unpolished Gemstones
If we take a close look at the grey rock mass of solidified volcanic lava, which makes up the bulk of the Faroese basalt, a plethora of beautiful colourful and exciting minerals opens up. The most conspicuous are the white zeolites and quartz minerals. Throughout the ages, these beautiful minerals have been objects of interest in mineral museums around the world. For centuries, scientists and adventurers have travelled to the Faroe Islands for the sole purpose of collecting minerals. The oldest documented scientific journeys date back to the late 18th century, and these journeys continue today.

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