Mineralpedia Details for Cordylite-(Ce)
Named for a Greek translation of the word “club,” in reference to the club-like crystal habit the mineral displays. Cordylite is a rare mineral that occurs in alkali pegmatites, crystal lines vugs and fractures, and in dikes associated with gabbro-syenite. Localities from Cordylite include in Greencland, Canada, Russia, and China among only a couple others.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/cordylitece.pdf
Cordylite-(Ce) from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville Co., Quebec, Canada
Superb, well-formed, hexagonal crystals composed of stacked plates tapering to an end - 2mm.