Found in a single, head-sized boulder collected in 1986 on the dumps. Dimorphous with kintoreite.
Approved IMA 2005 (Dana # Added)
Grube Vereinigung, near Eisenbach, Taunus, Hesse, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
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 "Patt erson function" in crystal-structure d