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Minerals (1990)

 

   

   

 

 Issue Name:

Minerals

 Thai Issue Name: แร่
 Issue Date: 1990/2533-06-29
 Cause: To publicize minerals with economic value that are found in Thailand and to stimulate people's interest in acquiring knowledge about minerals in general and of which some are important resources for the country.
 Catalogue Number: 1990/10-13
 Denomination: 2 Baht, 3 Baht, 5 Baht, 6 Baht
 Unused Value: 11 Baht, 11 Baht, 16 Baht, 16 Baht
 Complete Set:  54 Baht (unused), 30 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces for design 1 and 1,000,000 pieces each for designs 2-4
 Printer: Leigh-Mardon Pty. Limited, Australia
 Subject: Various kinds of minerals with economic value that are found in Thailand: 1. tin, known in Thai as dihbook; 2. zinc, referred to in Thai as sangkasih (สังกะสี); 3. lead, in Thai called ta-kua (ตะกั่ว); and 4. fluorite, which in Thai also known as fluorite (ฟลูออไรต์).
 Related Link: dihbook, Mineral and Rock Museum, Centenary of the Department of Mineral Resources