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N Mineral Index (207 Count)

This alphabetical listing of N minerals include synonyms of accepted mineral names, pronunciation of that name, name origins, and locality information.

LEGEND: Valid Species (Bold);  Pronunciation;  Mineral Image;  Mineral Image Gallery;  jCrystal Form;  jPOWD Form;          Calculated Radioactive Intensity

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Norrishite Say Norrishite  View Norrishite Image   K(Mn+++2Li)Si4O10(O)2 Approved IMA 1989
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Keith Norrish of the Division of Soils, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia.
Norsethite Say Norsethite  View Norsethite Image  BaMg(CO3)2 Approved IMA 1960
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Keith Norseth (1927-1991), American engineering geologist, Westvaco trona mine, Wyoming, USA,
Northupite Say Northupite  View Northupite Image  Na3Mg(CO3)2Cl Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1895
NAME ORIGIN: Named after C. H. Northup (b.1861), grocer, of San Jose, California, who found the first specimen.
Nosean Say Nosean  View Nosean Image  Na8Al6Si6O24(SO4) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1815
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the German mineralogist, K. W. Nose (1753-1835).
Noselite - See Nosean
Novacekite Say Novacekite  View Novacekite Images Gallery   Mg(UO2)2(AsO4)2·12(H2O) Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1951
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Radim Novacek (1905-1942), Czech mineralogist, for his contributions to the mineralogy of uranium.
Novakite Say Novakite  View Novakite Image (Cu,Ag)21As10 Approved IMA 1961
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Jiri Novak (1902-1971), Czech mineralogist.
Novgorodovaite View Novgorodovaite Image  Ca2(C2O4)Cl2·2(H2O) Approved IMA 2000 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Margarita Ivanovna Novgorodova (1938-), director of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow, Russia.
Novodneprite AuPb3 Proposed IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Novodneprovskoe deposit, Kazakhstan
Nowackiite Say Nowackiite   Cu6Zn3As4S12 Approved IMA 1965
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Werner Nowaki (1909-), University of Berne, Switzerland.
Nsutite Say Nsutite  View Nsutite Image (Mn++++1-x)(Mn++x)(O2-2x)(OH2x) where x = 0.06-0.07 Approved IMA 1962
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Nsuta, Ghana.
Nuffieldite Say Nuffieldite   Pb2Cu(Pb,Bi)Bi2S7 Approved IMA 1968
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Edward W. Nuffield (1914-), Canadian mineralogist.
Nukundamite Say Nukundamite  View Nukundamite Image  (Cu,Fe)4S4 Approved IMA 1979
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Undu mine, Nukundamu, Fiji.
Nullaginite Say Nullaginite  View Nullaginite Images Gallery Ni2(CO3)(OH)2 Approved IMA 1981
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Otway Belt, Nullagine district, WA, Australia.
Numanoite View Numanoite Image Ca4CuB4O6(OH)6(CO3)2 Approved IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Tadayuki Numano (1931-2001), Emeritus Professor of Okayama University.
Nussierite - See Phosphohedyphane
Nyboite Say Nyboite    NaNa2(Mg3Al2)Si7AlO22(OH)2 Approved IMA 1981
NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Nybo pod, Nordfjord, Norway.
Nyerereite Say Nyerereite  View Nyerereite Image  Na2Ca(CO3)2 Approved IMA 1963
NAME ORIGIN: Named after the president of Tanzania, Julius K. Nyerere (1922-).
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