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About MeniliteHide

SiO2 · nH2O
Named after locality.
A variety of Opal

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

Chemical Properties of MeniliteHide

SiO2 · nH2O

Synonyms of MeniliteHide

Other Language Names for MeniliteHide


Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Chalcedony2 photos of Menilite associated with Chalcedony on
Hydrophane2 photos of Menilite associated with Hydrophane on
Gypsum2 photos of Menilite associated with Gypsum on
Nontronite1 photo of Menilite associated with Nontronite on

Other InformationHide

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 MeniliteHide

Localities for MeniliteHide

ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • 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
Calvo, M. (2016). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol VIII.Cuarzo y otros minerales de la sílice. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 399 págs.
  • 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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