NAME ORIGIN: Named for Antenor Rizo-Patron, Peruvian engineer, discoverer of the Peruvian occurrence.
Pattersonite PbFe3(PO4)2(OH)4(H2O,OH)2 Approved IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Arthur Lindo Patterson (1902-1966), a crystallographer who developed a method employing a Fourier series to generate a three-dimensional function, the now well-known "Patterson function" in crystal-structure determination.
Pauflerite VO(SO4) Approved IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Peter Paufler (b. 1940), of the Technical University of Dresden, Germany.
NAME ORIGIN: Named for Peter (Pete) Allan Williams (b. 1950), Professor, Minerals and Materials Group, School of Science, Food and Horticulture, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, Australia.