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Named for the type locality at Plan de Labasse in Nabias in Midi-Pyrenees, France. Additional localities for Nabiasite include in the Valgraveglia mine, also called the Gambatesa mine, in Liguria, Italy, and also at the Yamato mine on Amami-Oshima Island in the Kyushu Region of Japan. Nabiasite occurs as red crystals or grains in patches with rhodochrosite, friedelite, and barite. At the type locality it is found in veinlets that cross-cut a metamorphic, syngenetic Lower Carboniferous complex of manganese ores in the historical Plan de Labasse deposit.
Ref. Minerals and their Localities, Bernard, J.H. and Hyršl, J. (2004)
Named for the original and type occurrence at Djebel Nador in the Constantine Province of Algeria. A rare mineral, Nadorite can be found in additional localities that include Morocco, England, Sweden, Germany, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, and Namibia. It occurs “as an alteration product of other antimony-bearing minerals in hydrothermal mineral deposits.”
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/nadorite.pdf
More appropriately spelled Nagyágite, this mineral gets its name from the type locality at Sacarîmb, also called Nagyág, in Romania. Nagyagite is an uncommon mineral that occurs in epithermal hydrothermal gold and tellurium bearing deposits. It can be found in, additionally, the Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Zimbabwe, the United States, Canada, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and Fiji among others.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/nagyagite.pdf
Named after the type locality at the Nakauri mine on Honshu Island, Japan. This rare mineral occurs as filling fractures in serpentinite at its type locality and on chromatite from serpentinite at a Scottish locality at Hagdale Quarry. Additional localities include the United States, Italy, and Austria. Nakauriite occurs associated with chrysotile, magnesite, artinite, pyroaurite, brochantite, malachite, callaghanite, hydromagnesite, antigorite, talc, quartz, theophrastite, pentlandite, and heazlewoodite.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/nakauriite.pdf
Named for the composition of sodium, also called natrium (na), manganese (man), and silicon (sil). Namansilite is a rare mineral that occurs in Russia, Italy, Australia, as well as in newer localities in Germany, Japan, and Romania. It can be found in manganese and sodium-rich sediments that have been metamorphosed and oxidized.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/namansilite.pdf