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SiO2 · nH2O
Named after locality.
A variety of Opal

Greyish-brown opal.
Originally reported from Ménilmontant, Paris, Ile-de-France, France.

Classification of Menilite

Chemical Properties of Menilite

SiO2 · nH2O
Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Menilite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Internet Links for Menilite URL:
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Localities for Menilite

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Oran Province
    • Ouillis - Pont du Chelif area
Rocks & Min.: 17:243.
  • Ile-de-France
    • Paris
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Untergriesbach
        • Kropfmühl-Untergriesbach Graphite Mining District
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
    • Zemplén Mts (Tokaj Mts)
      • Erdőbénye
Szakáll & Gatter: Hungarian Mineral Species, 1993
      • Gönc
      • Komlóska
Szakáll & Jánosi: Minerals of Hungary, 1995
      • Legyesbénye
Szakáll: Top.Min. Hun.
      • Megyaszó
      • Monok
Szakáll: Topographia Mineralogica Hungariae III.
      • Tállya
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Gyöngyössolymos
T Ungvári collection
Geoda, 2003
Szakáll-Jánosi: Minerals of Hungary
      • Kisnána
Szakáll-Gatter-Szendrei: Mineral Species of Hungary, 2006
  • Pest Co.
    • Szentendre
Szakáll: 100 Hungarian Mineral Locality, 2004
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Ishikawa Prefecture
Hiroaki Tano specimens
Hiroaki Tano's specimen, and it's known in the Noto Area for many years
  • Podkarpackie
    • Błażowa
Personally collected by Zając Piotr in 2013
  • Andalusia
    • Granada
      • Galera
FMF Forum
  • Castile-La Mancha
    • Albacete
Juan Miguel Casanova Honrubia information
      • Hellín
found by Frank de Wit 2008
INTAN specimens (Barcelona)
MTI Mineralogía Topográfica Ibérica, 2009
  • Catalonia
    • Girona (Gerona)
      • La Selva
        • Caldes de Malavella
Joaquim Mollfulleda, Minerales, Omega, 1996
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