Miserite K(Ca,Ce)4Si5O13(OH)3 Triclinic

Description: Miserite is a rare mineral that forms pinkish to lavender massive compact to scaly aggregates in complex granite pegmatites.

MARATHON COUNTY: Brownish-pink to white prismatic crystals of miserite up to 1 cm. across are found in a single dike associated with agrellite in the Stettin pluton near Wausau. (Falster, 1987; Falster et. al., 2000).

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