Linda in AJ
Hello Linda, I will take a stab at this. Selenite is a type of Gypsum and it is very soft on the Mohs scale, at 2. Now I have never attempted to clean Selenite so I really haven't any experience at this. But I would try something like toothpaste and a toothbrush and and see what happens. You might try something after that like catsup and the toothbrush, the catsup has vinegar in it and it is not as strong as straight vinegar would be plus you have the acid of the tomato. I know there are those that use the catsup method to clean old coins. I wouldn't go too strong with any acid(s). You might even try baking soda with the toothbrush. Whatever your attempts are I would certainly do lots of flushing with clean water afterwards. I'm sure others will chime in on this and add there recommendations or expertise. I wish you luck in your attempts.
From Ward - October 05, 2011 at 01:20:20