Multiple oxide, crichtonite group
Specific gravity: 4.29
Streak: Greyish black
Davidite-(Ce) occurs in a pegmatite dike, rich in rare-earth minerals, in granite.
Associated minerals include ilmenite, rutile,
allanite and zircon
At the type locality, Frikstad 03 Feldspar Quarry, Frikstad, Iveland, Agder, Norway, davidite-(Ce) occurs in a granite pegmatite (Mindat). A specimen has been found which is a crystal fragment of davidite-(Ce) with a bit of adhering quartz and mica (AM 46.700-718).
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