NAME ORIGIN: Named after Gerhard Niedermayr (b. 1941), mineralogist and geologist, Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria, compiler of the regional mineralogy of the eastern Alps.
Nielsbohrite K(UO2)3(AsO4)(OH)4 Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Niels Henrik David Bohr (1885-1962), Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner in Physics (1922) who made fundamental contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum mechanics.
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Levi F. Noble ( ), Geologist, USGS for his contributions to the geology of the Death Valley region.
Noelbensonite BaMn+++2(Si2O7)(OH)2 Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: For William Noel Benson (1855-1957), of the University of Otago, in recognition of his pioneering research in the Great Serpentine Belt and New England Fold Belt of New South Wales, Australia.
Nolanite (V+++,Fe++,Fe+++,Ti)10O14(OH)2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1957
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Thomas Brennan Nolan (1901-1992), formerly Director of the U. S. Geological Survey, Washington, D.C., USA.
Nontronite Na0.3Fe+++2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1827
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its locality. LOCALITY: Nontrone, Dordogne, France.
Norbergite Mg3(SiO4)(F,OH)2 Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1926
NAME ORIGIN: Named after its locality. LOCALITY: Ostanmosoa iron mine, Norberg, Vastmanland, Sweden.