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|Name:||The name Nuummite which means "derived from Nuuk" in Greenlandic was given to the rock type which was found near Nuuk, by the town council of Nuuk. The government granted the company Nuummite Nuuk A/S, wholly owned by Nuuk commune an exploration concession for Nuumite in the Nuuk area, as well as permission to manufacture and sell Nummite jewelry. The company is based in Nuuk.|
|A Mixture Of:||Anthophyllite, Gedrite|
An unapproved name for a metamorphic rock with iridescent amphiboles (Anthophyllite-Gedrite Series), the material is sometimes cut and polished as a gemstone.
Found in eight localities within 50 km of Nuuk, Greenland.
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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New Locality Added: Sheppard occurrence, Barrie Township, Frontenac Co., Ontario, CanadaFrom Reiner Mielke, 23rd Oct 2014 00:47:15