Found in a serandite-bearing pocket, approximately 15 x 30 cm across, in a pegmatite hosted by nepheline syenite with albite phenocrysts. Strongly resembles that of semenovite-(Ce) and the closely related mineral harsti
Approved IMA 2007 (Dana # Added)
Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Named for Antoine Alexandre Brutus Bussy (1794-1882), French chemist who is co-credited in isolating the element beryllium in August 1828.