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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Fifield J Matthew
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
NATURAL RESOURCE PARTNERS LP [NRP]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
3801 PGA BOULEVARD, SUITE 903
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/02/2012
(Street)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL 33410
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Units(1) 10/02/2012   J   45,847 A (1) 45,847 I By JMF Charterwood, LLC(1)

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Phantom Units(2) (3) (4)             02/26/2013 02/26/2013 Common Units 3,375   3,375 D  
Phantom Units(2) (3) (4)             02/11/2014 02/11/2014 Common Units 3,475   3,475 D  
Phantom Units(2) (3) (4)             02/10/2015 02/10/2015 Common Units 3,580   3,580 D  
Phantom Units(2) (3) (4)             02/14/2016 02/14/2016 Common Units 3,700   3,700 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Fifield J Matthew
3801 PGA BOULEVARD
SUITE 903
PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL 33410
  X      

Signatures

 J. Matthew Fifield   10/02/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) On October 2, 2012, Adena Minerals, LLC effected an in-kind distribution of 6,049,155 common units (the "Distributed Units") to its sole member, Foresight Reserves, L.P., for no additional consideration. Foresight Reserves, L.P. immediately thereafter effected an in-kind distribution of all of the Distributed Units to its direct and indirect owners for no additional consideration, including its direct owner Charterwood Holdings LLC. Charterwood Holdings LLC immediately thereafter effected an in-kind distribution of the Distributed Units that it had received to its direct owners for no additional consideration, including the distribution of 45,847 common units to JMF Charterwood, LLC. Mr. Fifield is the sole member of JMF Charterwood, LLC.
(2) The phantom units were granted to the reporting person under the issuer's long-term incentive plan.
(3) The phantom units will be paid in cash based on the average closing price of the common units for the 20 trading days immediately prior to the date of vesting.
(4) Award includes tandem distribution equivalent rights pursuant to which the quarterly distributions paid by the partnership on each unit will be accrued over the vesting period and paid on vesting.

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