David K. Joyce Minerals

Mont Saint-Hilaire, Petersenite-Ce

Petersenite is a fairly rare sodium-rare earth-carbonate and Mont Saint-Hilaire is the type locality. Here are some nice specimens with terminated crystals.

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Petersenite-(Ce)Mont Saint-Hilaire, Petersenite-Ce
  • Item #13010
  • Petersenite-(Ce)
  • 3.6x2.4x2.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 1mm
  • $45.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A very sharp, gemmy termination of a petersenite crystal pokes out of a microcline matrix along with lots of gaidonnayite crystals and a few epididymite crystals. Nice!
Petersenite-(Ce)Mont Saint-Hilaire, Petersenite-Ce
  • Item #13007
  • Petersenite-(Ce)
  • 5.7x4.5x2.4 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 7mm
  • $80.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • Some large, prismatic crystals of petersenite are present on this matrix of, mostly, natrolite. Also good crystals of a mica are present.
Petersenite-Ce), GaidonnayiteMont Saint-Hilaire, Petersenite-Ce
  • Item #14501
  • Petersenite-Ce), Gaidonnayite
  • 5.4x4.2x3.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 5mm
  • $65.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • This specimen features a well formed petersenite crystal plus many tiny gaidonnayite crystals. Excellent fluorescence from the gaidonnayite, as well!
Petersenite-(Ce) Mont Saint-Hilaire, Petersenite-Ce
  • Item #14751
  • Petersenite-(Ce)
  • 2.6x2.6x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 4mm
  • $55.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • A larger than average petersenite crystal lays across a vug in this albite matrix. The crystal is a well-terminated prism. Very good example of this rare mineral!
Petersenite-(Ce) Mont Saint-Hilaire, Petersenite-Ce
  • Item #14753
  • Petersenite-(Ce)
  • 3.5x2.8x1.8 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: 3mm
  • $35.00
  • Mont Saint-Hilaire

  • Quebec, Canada
  • The petersenite crystal on this specimen is actually just the termination of a larger crystal. Well formed on albite.