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The name Nuummite is derived from the Municipality of Nuuk, where the stone was discovered in 1982. Nuummit is an extremely rare mineral with a rather old age. Nuummite is a gemstone formed from a mixture of two minerals from the orthoamphibole group: anthophyllite and gedrite.

The colors vary somewhat between reddish, greenish, and bluish hues, sometimes even within the same lamella. It is composed of Magnesium, Iron, Silicon, Oxygen and Hydrogen


Nuummite is well suited to mounting in both gold and silver. The Nuummite can be used in order to increase clairvoyance and the intuition, and in order to study the language of the body. The Nuummite can assist us in synchronising with the elementary forces of the earth.

Physical Properties:


Nuummite Birthstone

brown, green, black
6 - 7
Specific Gravity

Simply carrying a piece of Nuummite is an effective.

It can be a powerful stone for meditation , that it opens the doors of the acquaintance of oneself.This mineral possesses defensive qualities and is excellent in order to shield from many shapes of negative energy.


Nuummite is of volcanic origin and was formed about 3 billion years ago.The area of Nuuk where Nuummit occurs is the so-called 'Isuakasia' iron ore, the origin of which dates back almost four billion years. Nuummit has been used rather widely for untold centuries as beads and ornamental stones.


Spain and southwest of Douglas, Converse County, Wyoming, USA. A lot is found mainly in Greenland in difficultly accessible places.