NAME ORIGIN: Named for the feathery habit (plumose).
Podlesnoite BaCa2(CO3)2F2 Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named (pronounced "pod-lez'-no-ite") for Aleksandr Semenovich Podlesnyi (born 1948), Russian amateur mineralogist and prominent mineral collector, in recognition of his significant contributions to the mineralogy of the Khibiny massif
NAME ORIGIN: Named after Yuri Aleksandrovich Polkanov (b. 1935), Academician, Institute of Mineral Resources, Academy of Technical Sciences of Ukraine, known for his studies of the mineralogy and ore deposits of the Crimean Peninsula, and particularly of placers.
NAME ORIGIN: For the mountain Pretul, one of the localities at which the mineral occurs. LOCALITY: The type locality is 100 m southwest of Hollkegel, which is 12 km south-southwest of Murzzuschlag, Fischbacher Alpen, Styria, Austria.
Prewittite KPb1.5ZnCu6O2(SeO3)2Cl10 Proposed IMA 2002 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC)