Nesosilicate (insular SiO4 groups), cerite group
Specific gravity: 4.675 calculated
Colour: Pale pink to reddish pink
Plutonic igneous environments
There are two co-type Localities, Scala dei Ratti Quarry, Feriolo, and the Seula mine, Mount Camoscio, Oltrefiume, both at Baveno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy.
At the Ratti quarry aluminocerite-(Ce) occurs in millimeter-sized secondary cavities hosted in aplite-pegmatite veins and pods within granite. At the Seula mine it occurs in centimeter-sized cavities in granite (AM 94.487-493).
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