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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 consisting primarily of two amphiboles - Anthophyllite and Gedrite, the material is sometimes cut and polished as a gemstone.
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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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Locality Updated: Wharf Mine, Bald Mountain District, Lawrence Co., South Dakota, USAFrom James Em, 11th Mar 2014 02:17:22