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Posted by Kristi Hugs  
Menalite
February 28, 2012 05:42PM
So my vendor has some really cool looking chalky pieces that have brown opal in the middle. She calls them "Menalite". Checking it out on Google, I see that a lot of folks sell these, also quoting the same material and name of Menalite. Problem is, I cannot find Menalite in the mindat.org database, meaning that this is a name someone made up or it is possibly a new, yet to be IMA approved. Does anyone have any info on this?
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Re: Menalite
February 28, 2012 06:21PM
Mira, the correct spelling is menilite, with "i" in the second syllable, and that is in Mindat. Check the photos of menilite from Spain - they look somewhat similar to yours.
Re: Menalite
February 28, 2012 06:54PM
Thanks Alfredo!
I kinda thought that was right? but just did not understand how so many folks had gotten it wrong....until I realized that they each had copied the other :)
Re: Menalite
February 28, 2012 07:05PM
    
Probably menilite, [www.mindat.org].
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