Story: Rock and mineral names

New Zealand-named rocks and minerals

New Zealand-named rocks and minerals

This map shows the location of minerals and rocks first named in New Zealand.

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Simon Nathan, 'Rock and mineral names - Rocks named in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/9073/new-zealand-named-rocks-and-minerals (accessed 16 July 2020)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006