Emeritus Professor Peter Williams

Emeritus Professor Peter Williams

EMERITUS PROFESSOR,
Dean's Unit - School of Science and Health

Biography

Professor Peter Williams was appointed Foundation Professor in Chemistry at the University of Western Sydney Nepean in 1991 and was Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology from 1994 to 1997. Prior to that, Pete was Reader in Chemistry of the University of Wales at University College Cardiff, where he spent 16 years upon completion of postgraduate studies at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He has formal academic qualifications in both chemistry and geology, including a PhD in X-ray crystallography.

This information has been contributed by Emeritus Professor Williams.

Qualifications

  • PhD Macquarie University
  • BA Macquarie University

UWS Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit - School of Science and Health

Contact

Email: P.Williams@uws.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9977
Mobile: 0407130550
Location: LZ.G.52
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Magalhes, C. and Williams, P. (2007), 'Apatite group minerals: solubility and environmental remediation', Thermodynamics, Solubility and Environmental Issues, Elsevier 188928212X .
  • Williams, P. (2005), 'Vanadates', Encyclopedia of Geology, Elsevier Ltd 0126363803.
  • Williams, P. (2005), 'Native elements', Encyclopedia of Geology, Elsevier Ltd 0126363803.
  • Williams, P. (2005), 'Chromates', Encyclopedia of Geology, Elsevier Ltd 0126363803.
  • Williams, P. (2005), 'Nitrates', Encyclopedia of Geology, Elsevier Ltd 0126363803.
  • Williams, P. (2005), 'Molybdates', Encyclopedia of Geology, Elsevier Ltd 0126363803.
  • Williams, P. (2005), 'Tungstates', Encyclopedia of Geology, Elsevier Ltd 0126363803.

Journal Articles

  • Welch, M., Sciberras, M., Williams, P., Leverett, P., Schluter, J. and Malcherek, T. (2014), 'A temperature-induced reversible transformation between paratacamite and herbertsmithite', Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, vol 41, no 1 , pp 33 - 48.
  • Grosas, A., Kalimuthu, P., Smith, A., Williams, P., Millar, T., Bernhardt, P. and Jones, C. (2014), 'The tachykinin peptide neurokinin B binds copper(I) and silver(I) and undergoes quasi-reversible electrochemistry : towards a new function for the peptide in the brain', Neurochemistry International, vol 70, no 1 , pp 1 - 9.
  • Bello Lamo, M., Williams, P., Reece, P., Lumpkin, G. and Sheppard, L. (2014), 'Study of gamma irradiation effect on commercial TiO2 photocatalyst', Applied Radiation and Isotopes, vol 89 , pp 25 - 29.
  • Hatert, F., Mills, S., Pasero, M. and Williams, P. (2013), 'CNMNC guidelines for the use of suffixes and prefixes in mineral nomenclature, and for the preservation of historical names', European Journal of Mineralogy, vol 25, no 1 , pp 113 - 115.
  • Kampf, A., Sciberras, M., Leverett, P., Williams, P., Malcherek, T., Schluter, J., Welch, M., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A. (2013), 'Paratacamite-(Mg), Cu3(Mg, Cu)Cl2(OH)6 : a new substituted basic copper chloride mineral from Camerones, Chile', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 77, no 8 , pp 3113 - 3124.
  • Kampf, A., Sciberras, M., Williams, P., Dini, M. and Molina Donoso, A. (2013), 'Leverettite from the Torrecillas mine, Iquique Provence, Chile : the Co-analogue of herbertsmithite', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 77, no 7 , pp 3047 - 3054.
  • Hager, S., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2013), 'The silver mines of Sunny Corner, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 17, no 1 , pp 45 - 51.
  • Sciberras, M., Leverett, P., Williams, P., Hibbs, D., Downes, P., Welch, M. and Kampf, A. (2013), 'Paratacamite-(Ni), Cu3(Ni,Cu)Cl2(OH)6, a new mineral from the Carr Boyd Rocks mine, Western Australia', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 17, no 1 , pp 39 - 44.
  • Leverett, P., Reynolds, J., Roper, A. and Williams, P. (2012), 'Tripuhyite and schafarzikite : two of the ultimate sinks for antimony in the natural environment', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 76, no 4 , pp 891 - 902.
  • Filella, M. and Williams, P. (2012), 'Antimony interactions with heterogeneous complexants in waters, sediments and soils : a review of binding data for homologous compounds', Chemie der Erde / Geochemistry, vol 72, no suppl. 4 , pp 49 - 65.
  • Roper, A., Williams, P. and Filella, M. (2012), 'Secondary antimony minerals : phases that control the dispersion of antimony in the supergene zone', Chemie der Erde / Geochemistry, vol 72, no suppl. 4 , pp 9 - 14.
  • Kampf, A., Mills, S., Housley, R., Williams, P. and Dini, M. (2012), 'Alcaparrosaite, K3Ti4+Fe3+(SO4)4O(H2O)2, a new hydrphobic mineral from Alcaparrosa, Chile', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 76, no 4 , pp 851 - 861.
  • Sciberras, M., Leverett, P., Williams, P., Hibbs, D., Roberts, A. and Grice, J. (2011), 'The single-crystal X-ray structure of gagarinite-(Ce)', Canadian Mineralogist, vol 49, no 4 , pp 1111 - 1114.
  • Lans, E., Hager, S., Leverett, P., Reynolds, J. and Williams, P. (2011), 'Mineralogical note : georgeite from Burraga, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 16 , pp 39 - 40.
  • Frenkel, M., Ladbury, J., Marsh, K., Remeta, D., Stein, S., Wakeham, W., Williams, P., Chirco, R., Diky, V., Brown, P., Dymond, J., Goldberg, R., Goodwin, A., Heerklotz, H. and Konigsberger, E. (2011), 'Extension of ThermoML: The IUPAC standard for thermodynamic data communications (IUPAC Recommendations 2011)', Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol 83, no 10 , pp 1937 - 1969.
  • Orlandi, P., Demartin, F., Pasero, M., Leverett, P., Williams, P. and Hibbs, D. (2011), 'Gelosaite, BiMo 6+ (2-5x)Mo 5+ 6xO 7(OH)A?H 2O (0 a?? x a?? 0.4), a new mineral from Su Senargiu (CA), Sardinia, Italy, and a second occurrence from Kingsgate, New England, Australia', American Mineralogist, vol 96, no 40970 , pp 268 - 273.
  • Frenkel, M., Marsh, K., Wakeham, W., Stein, S., Brown, P., Konigsberger, E., Williams, P., Diky, V., Chirico, R., Goldberg, R., Heerklotz, H., Ladbury, J., Remeta, D., Dymond, J. and Goodwin, A. (2011), 'ThermoML : an XML-based approach for storage and exchange of experimental and critically evaluated thermophysical and thermochemical property data. 5. Speciation and complex equilibria', Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, vol 56, no 2 , pp 307 - 316.
  • Mills, S., Hager, S., Leverett, P., Williams, P. and Raudsepp, M. (2010), 'The structure of H3O+-exchanged pharmacosiderite', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 74, no 3 , pp 487 - 492.
  • Mills, S., Kampf, A., Williams, P., Leverett, P., Pouier, G., Raudsepp, M. and Francis, C. (2010), 'Hydroniumpharmacosiderite, a new member of the pharmacosiderite supergroup from Cornwall, UK : structure and description', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 74, no 5 , pp 863 - 869.
  • Filella, M. and Williams, P. (2010), 'Antimony biomethylation in culture media revisited in the light of solubility and chemical speciation considerations', Environmental Toxicology, vol 25, no 5 , pp 431 - 439.
  • Hager, S., Leverett, P., Williams, P., Mills, S., Hibbs, D., Raudsepp, M., Kampf, A. and Birch, W. (2010), 'The single-crystal X-ray structures of bariopharmacosiderite-C, bariopharmacosiderite-Q and natropharmacosiderite', Canadian Mineralogist, vol 48, no 6 , pp 1477 - 1485.
  • Diemar, G., Filella, M., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2009), 'Dispersion of antimony from oxidizing ore deposits', Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol 81, no 9 , pp 1547 - 1553.
  • Hager, S., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2009), 'Possible structural and chemical relationships in the cyanotrichite group', Canadian Mineralogist, vol 47, no 3 , pp 635 - 648.
  • Filella, M., Williams, P. and Belzile, N. (2009), 'Antimony in the environment : knowns and unknowns', Environmental Chemistry, vol 6, no 2 , pp 95 - 105.
  • Chapman, J., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2009), 'The supergene zone of the Peak Hill gold mine, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 15 , pp 47 - 52.
  • Clissold, M., Leverett, P., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2008), 'Primary bismuth minerals from the Wolfram pipe, Kingsgate, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 14, no 1 , pp 19 - 25.
  • Colchester, D., Klish, D., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2008), 'Grandviewite, Cu3Al9(SO4)2(OH)29, a new mineral from the Grandview mine, Arizona, USA', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 14, no 2 , pp 3 - 6.
  • Rankin, J., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2008), 'Mineralogical note : waylandite from Elsmore, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 14, no 2 , pp 31 - 32.
  • Leverett, P., Williams, P. and Hibbs, D. (2008), 'Ca-Mg-Fe-rich rhodonite from the Morro da Mina mine, Conselheiro Lafaiete, Minas Gerais, Brazil', Mineralogical Record, vol 39, no 2 , pp 125 - 130.
  • Dabinett, T., Humberstone, D., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2008), 'Synthesis and stability of wroewolfeite, Cu4SO4(OH)6.2H2O', Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol 80, no 6 , pp 1317 - 1323.
  • Giester, G., Kolitsch, U., Leverett, P., Turner, P. and Williams, P. (2007), 'The crystal structures of lavendulan, sampleite, and a new polymorph of sampleite', European Journal of Mineralogy, vol 19, no 1 , pp 75 - 93.
  • Overgaard, J., Waller, M., Piltz, R., Emseis, P., Leverett, P., Williams, P., Platts, J. and Hibbs, D. (2007), 'Experimental and theoretical charge density distribution in two ternary cobalt(III) complexes of aromatic amino acids', Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol 111, no 40 , pp 10123 - 10133.
  • Aldrich-Wright, J., Fenton, R., Leverett, P., Stephens, F., Williams, P. and Vagg, R. (2007), 'The synthesis and structural analysis of cis-beta-{(1,6-di(2'-pyridyl)(2,5-dibenzyl-2,5-diazahexane)(1,2-diazahexane)(1,2-benzoquinone diimine)ruthenium(II)} and related complexes', Journal of Coordination Chemistry, vol 60, no 17-19 , pp 2015 - 2034.
  • Clement, J., Leverett, P., Vagg, R. and Williams, P. (2007), 'A convenient resolution of pipecolic acid using a metal complex as the chiral auxiliary', Journal of Coordination Chemistry, vol 60, no 16 , pp 1789 - 1794.
  • Frost, R., Weier, M., Williams, P., Leverett, P. and Kloprogge, T. (2007), 'Raman spectroscopy of the sampleite group', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 38 , pp 574 - 583.
  • Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2007), 'Secondary copper minerals from Eastern Australia', Rocks and Minerals, vol 82, no 1 , pp 58 - 65.
  • Colchester, D., Leverett, P., Mckinnon, A., Sharpe, J., Williams, P., Hibbs, D., Turner, P. and Hoppe, V. (2007), 'Cloncurryite, Cu0.56(VO)0.44Al2(PO4)2(F,OH)2.5H2O, a new mineral from the Great Australia min, Clocurry, Queensland, Australia, and its relationship to nevadaite', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 13, no 1 , pp 5 - 14.
  • Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2007), 'Unusual post-mining sulfates from the Peelwood and Lloyd mines, New South Wales, and a comment on wattevilleite', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 13, no 1 , pp 41 - 46.
  • Colchester, D., Leverett, P., Clissold, M., Williams, P., Hibbs, D. and Nickel, E. (2007), 'Gillardite, Cu3NiCl2(OH)6, a new mineral from the 132 North deposit, Widgiemooltha, Western Australia', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 13, no 1 , pp 15 - 18.
  • Nickel, E., Williams, P., Downes, P., Buchert, D. and Vaughan, D. (2007), 'Secondary minerals in a tennantite boxwork from the Bali Lo prospect, Ashburton Downs, Western Australia', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 13, no 1 , pp 31 - 39.
  • Leverett, P., Williams, P. and Hibbs, D. (2007), 'Buttgenbachite from Cornwall: a single-crystal X-ray study', Journal of the Russell Society, vol 10 , pp 47 - 50.
  • Graham, I., Pogson, R., Colchester, D., Hergt, J., Martin, R. and Williams, P. (2007), 'Pink lanthanite-(Nd)from Whitianga quarry, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand', Canadian Mineralogist, vol 45 , pp 1389 - 1396.
  • Clissold, M., Leverett, P., Williams, P., Hibbs, D. and Nickel, E. (2007), 'The structure of gillardite, the Ni-analogue of herbertsmithite, from Widgiemooltha, Western Australia', Canadian Mineralogist, vol 45, no 2 , pp 317 - 320.
  • Hunt, C., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2007), 'Mineralogical note: betpakdalite from the Pine Mountain mine, Brungle, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 13, no 2 , pp 96 - 96.
  • Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2007), 'Schuilingite from the Peelwood mine, Peelwood, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 13, no 2 , pp 89 - 91.
  • Clissold, M., Leverett, P., Sharpe, J., Williams, P. and Gundersen, P. (2007), 'The 'lost' mines of Kingsgate, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 13, no 2 , pp 83 - 88.
  • Waller, M., Robertazzi, A., Platts, J., Hibbs, D. and Williams, P. (2006), 'Hybrid density functional theory for pi-stacking interactions: Application to benzenes, pyridines, and DNA bases', Journal of Computational Chemistry, vol 27, no 4 , pp 491 - 504.
  • Tran, N., Dennis, G., Milev, A., Kannangara, K., Williams, P. and Wilson, M. (2006), 'Dispersion of organically modified clays within n-alcohols', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol 297, no 2 , pp 541 - 545.
  • Williams, P., Leverett, P., Birch, W., Hibbs, D., Kolitsch, U. and Mihajlovic, T. (2006), 'Zinc-rich zincolibethenite from Broken Hill, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 12, no 1 , pp 3 - 7.
  • Bottrill, R., Williams, P., Dohnt, S., Sorrell, S. and Kemp, N. (2006), 'Crocoite and associated minerals from Tasmania', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 12, no 2 , pp 59 - 90.
  • Melchiorre, E., Williams, P., Rose, T. and Talyn, B. (2006), 'Biogenic nitrogen from termite mounds and the origin of gerhardtite at the Great Australia mine, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia', Canadian Mineralogist, vol 44, no 6 , pp 1447 - 1455.
  • Hibbs, D., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2006), 'Connellite from Bisbee, Arizona: a single-crystal X-ray study', Axis (Mineralogical Record), vol 2, no 2 , pp 1 - 7.
  • Frost, R., Erickson, K., Weier, M., Mckinnon, A., Williams, P. and Leverett, P. (2005), 'Thermal decomposition of agardites (REE) - relationship between dehydroxylation temperature and electronegativity', Thermochimica Acta, vol 427, no 40575 , pp 167 - 170.
  • Frost, R., Erickson, K., Weier, M., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2005), 'Raman spectroscopy of likasite at 298 and 77 K', Spectrochimica Acta A, vol 61, no 4 , pp 607 - 612.
  • Williams, P. (2005), 'Solutions in the big laboratory": toward a model for metals at the Earth's surface"', Pure and Applied Chemistry, vol 77 , pp 643 - 651.
  • Williams, P., Leverett, P., Sharpe, J., Colchester, D. and Rankin, J. (2005), 'Elsmoreite, Cubic WO3.0.5H2O, a new mineral species from Elsmore, New South Wales, Australia', Canadian Mineralogist, vol 43 , pp 1061 - 1065.
  • Frost, R., Mckinnon, A., Williams, P., Erickson, K., Weier, M. and Leverett, P. (2005), 'Studies of natural and synthetic agardites', Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Abhandlung, vol 181, no 1 , pp 11 - 19.
  • Henry, D., Pogson, R. and Williams, P. (2005), 'Threadgoldite from the South Alligator Valley uranium field, Northern Territory, Australia: second world occurrence', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 11 , pp 7 - 11.
  • Williams, P. (2005), 'Minerals of the Cobar region: an introduction', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 11 , pp 46 - 47.
  • Mckinnon, A., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2005), 'Other notable mineral occurrences in the Cobar region', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 11 , pp 117 - 120.
  • Chapman, J., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2005), 'The copper deposits at Girilambone, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 11 , pp 91 - 99.
  • Leverett, P., Mckinnon, A., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2005), 'Secondary minerals from the central Cobar mines', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 11 , pp 75 - 82.
  • Emseis, P., Leverett, P., Williams, P. and Butcher, R. (2004), 'Structural sources of chiral discrimination in diastereoisomeric Ru(II) complexes of aromatic aminoacids and diimines', Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol 4617 , pp 357 - 4614.
  • Mclean, A., Chapman, J., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2004), 'The mineralogy of the oxidised zone of the E26 orebody at Northparkes, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 10 , pp 53 - 57.
  • Leverett, P., Mckinnon, A. and Williams, P. (2004), 'New data for boothite, CuSO4.7H2O, from Burraga, New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 10 , pp 3 - 6.
  • Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2004), 'Secondary bismuth and molybdenum minerals from Kingsgate, New England district of New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 10 , pp 7 - 12.
  • Frost, R., Erickson, K., Weier, M., Mckinnon, A., Williams, P. and Leverett, P. (2004), 'Effect of the lanthanide ionic radius on the Raman spectroscopy of lanthanide agardite minerals', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 35 , pp 961 - 966.
  • Frost, R., Leverett, P., Williams, P., Weier, M. and Erickson, K. (2004), 'Raman spectroscopy of gerhardtite at 298 and 77 K', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 35 , pp 991 - 996.
  • Frost, R., Williams, P., Martens, W., Leverett, P. and Kloprogge, T. (2004), 'Raman spectroscopy of basic copper(II) and some complex copper(II) sulfate minerals: implications for hydrogen bonding.', American Mineralogist, vol 89 , pp 1130 - 1137.
  • Frost, R., Erickson, K., Weier, M., Mckinnon, A., Williams, P. and Leverett, P. (2004), 'Use of infrared spectroscopy for the determination of electronegativity of rare earth elements', Applied Spectroscopy, vol 58 , pp 811 - 815.
  • Frost, R. and Williams, P. (2004), 'Raman spectroscopy of some basic chloride containing minerals of lead and copper', Spectochimica Acta, , pp 2071 - 2077.
  • Emseis, P., Failes, T., Hibbs, D., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2004), 'Intramolecular NH-? and ?-? interactions in ternary cobalt(III) complexes of aromatic aminoacids: a structural and NMR study', Polyhedron, vol 23 , pp 1749 - 1767.
  • Emseis, P., Hibbs, D., Leverett, P., Reddy, N. and Williams, P. (2004), 'Weak intramolecular interactions in perchlorate salts of O-f1-[Co(R,R-picchxn)(R-aa]2+ [picchxn = N,N-di(2-picolyl)-1,2-diaminocyclohexane; aa = phenylalaninato(1-), tyrosinato(1-)] and their diastereoisomeric equilibration in solution', Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol 357 , pp 2669 - 2676.
  • Emseis, P., Hibbs, D., Leverett, P., Reddy, N. and Williams, P. (2004), 'The structure of O-f1-[Co(R,R-picchxn)(S-tyr]Br2.3.5H2O and solution configuration of O-f1-[Co(R,R-picchxn)(aromatic S-aminoacidate]2+ complexes: model systems for the investigation of non-covalent aromatic interactions', Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol 357 , pp 3251 - 3263.
  • Emseis, P., Hibbs, D., Leverett, P., Reddy, N. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Solid state and solution structures of complexes of the type lambda- beta-2-[Co{R,R-picchxn)(R-aa)]2+ [picchxn=N,N'-di(2-picolyl)-1,2-diaminocyclohexane; aa=aromatic aminoacidate]', Journal of Coordination Chemistry, vol 56 , pp 661 - 675.
  • Emseis, P., Hibbs, D., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Crystal and molecular structures of three salts of Lambda-beta-1-[Co(R,R-picchxn)(R-phe)2+ (Picchxn=N,N'-di(2-picolyl)-1,2-diaminocyclohexane; phe=phenylalaninato(1-))', Journal of Coordination Chemistry, vol 56 , pp 389 - 395.
  • Emseis, P., Leverett, P., Reddy, N. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Direct spectroscopic evidence for intramolecular pi-pi interactions in solutions of Lambda-beta-1-[Co(R,R-picchxn)(aa)n+ [picchxn=N,N'-di(2-picolyl)-1,2-diaminocyclohexane; aa=alpha-methyl-S-tryptophanato(1-), R-aminobenzylmalonato(1-)]', Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol 355 , pp 144 - 150.
  • Frost, R., Weier, M., Clissold, M. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Infrared spectroscopic study of natural hydrotalcites carrboydite and hydrohonessite', Spectrochimica Acta Part A, vol 59 , pp 3313 - 3319.
  • Frost, R., Williams, P., Kloprogge, T. and Martens, W. (2003), 'Raman spectroscopy of the copper chloride minerals nantokite, eriochalcite and claringbullite - implications for copper corrosion', Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Monatshefte, , pp 433 - 445.
  • Martens, W., Frost, R. and Williams, P. (2003), 'The basic copper phosphate minerals pseudomalachite, ludjibaite and reichenbachite: an infrared and Raman spectroscopic study', Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Monatsheften, , pp 337 - 362.
  • Martens, W., Frost, R. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Molecular structure of the adelite group of minerals - a Raman spectroscopic study', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 34 , pp 104 - 111.
  • Frost, R., Crane, M., Williams, P. and Kloprogge, T. (2003), 'Isomorphic substitution in vanadinite [Pb5(VO4)3Cl] - a Raman spectroscopic study', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 34 , pp 214 - 220.
  • Martens, W., Frost, R., Kloprogge, T. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Raman spectroscopy of the basic copper sulfates - implications for copper corrosion and 'bronze disease'', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 34 , pp 145 - 151.
  • Martens, W., Frost, R., Kloprogge, T. and Williams, P. (2003), 'The basic copper arsenate minerals olivenite, cornubite, cornwallite and clinoclase: an infrared emission and Raman spectroscopic study', American Mineralogist, vol 88, no 4 , pp 501 - 508.
  • Hibbs, D., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Connellite-buttgenbachite from the Great Australia mine, Cloncurry: a crystal chemical formula', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 9 , pp 39 - 42.
  • Frost, R., Martens, W., Williams, P. and Kloprogge, T. (2003), 'Raman study of the vivianite arsenate minerals', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 34 , pp 751 - 759.
  • Frost, R., Williams, P. and Martens, W. (2003), 'Raman spectroscopy of the minerals boleite, cumengeite, diaboleite and phosgenite - implications for the analysis of cosmetics of antiquity', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 67 , pp 103 - 111.
  • Hibbs, D., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2003), 'A single-crystal X-ray study of a sulphate-bearing buttgenbachite, Cu36Cl7.8(NO3)1.3(SO4)0.35(OH)62.2.5.2H2O, and a re-examination of the crystal chemistry of the buttgenbachite-connellite series', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 67 , pp 47 - 60.
  • Frost, R., Weier, M., Clissold, M., Williams, P. and Kloprogge, T. (2003), 'Thermal decomposition of the natural hydrotalcites carrboydite and hydrohonessite', Thermochimica Acta, vol 407 , pp 1 - 9.
  • Frost, R., Kloprogge, T. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Raman spectroscopy of lead sulphate-carbonate minerals - implications for hydrogen bonding', Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Monatshefte, , pp 529 - 542.
  • Aldrich-Wright, J., Vagg, J. and Williams, P. (2003), 'HPLC separation of diasteromeric metal complexes of the form Delta, Lambda-[Ru(diimine)2(S-aminoacidate)].', Australian Journal of Chemistry, , pp 1193 - 1200.
  • Crane, M., Frost, R., Williams, P. and Kloprogge, T. (2002), 'Raman spectroscopy of the molybdate minerals chillagite (tungstenian wulfenite I4), stolzite, scheelite, wolframite and wulfenite', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 33 , pp 62 - 66.
  • Frost, R., Williams, P., Martens, W., Kloprogge, T. and Leverett, P. (2002), 'Raman spectroscopy of the basic copper phosphate minerals cornetite, libethenite, pseudomalachite, reichenbachite and ludjibaite', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 33 , pp 260 - 263.
  • Frost, R., Martens, W. and Williams, P. (2002), 'Raman spectroscopy of the phase-related basic copper arsenate minerals olivenite, cornwallite, cornubite, cornubite and clinoclase', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 33 , pp 475 - 484.
  • Frost, R., Martens, W., Kloprogge, T. and Williams, P. (2002), 'Raman spectroscopy of the basic copper chloride minerals atacamite and paratacamite: implications for the study of copper, brass and bronze objects of archaeological significance', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 33 , pp 801 - 806.
  • Frost, R., Williams, P., Martens, W. and Kloprogge, T. (2002), 'Raman spectroscopy of the polyanionic copper(II) minerals buttgenbachite and connellite: implications for studies of ancient copper objects and bronzes', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 33 , pp 752 - 757.
  • Aldrich-Wright, J., Fenton, R., Greguric, I., Hambley, T. and Williams, P. (2002), 'The stereospecific synthesis of Lambda-alpha-{dipyrido[3,2-a:2'3'-c](6,7,8,9-tetrahydro)phenazine[N,N'-di(2-picolyl)-2,5-dimethyl-2S,5S-diaminocyclohexane]ruthenium(II)} and related beta isomers', Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions, , pp 4666 - 4671.
  • Hibbs, D., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2002), 'Buttgenbachite from Bisbee, Arizona: a single-crystal X-ray study.', Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Monatshefte, , pp 225 - 240.
  • Frost, R., Martens, W., Kloprogge, T. and Williams, P. (2002), 'Vibrational Spectroscopy of the basic manganese and ferric phosphate minerals: strunzite, ferrostrunzite and ferristrunzite', Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Monatshefte, , pp 481 - 496.
  • Hibbs, D., Kolitsch, U., Leverett, P., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2002), 'Hoganite and paceite, two new acetate minerals from the Potosi mine, Broken Hill, Australia', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 66 , pp 459 - 464.
  • Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2002), 'Secondary copper minerals of the Crusader mine, north-west Queensland', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 8 , pp 72 - 74.
  • Rankin, J., Lawrence, L., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2002), 'Rare secondary bismuth, tungsten and molybdenum minerals from Elsmore, New England district of New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 8 , pp 55 - 60.
  • Frost, R., Kloprogge, T., Williams, P., Martens, W., Johnson, T. and Leverett, P. (2002), 'Vibrational spectroscopy of the basic copper phosphate minerals: pseudomalachite, ludjibaite and reichenbachite', Spectrochimica Acta, vol 58 , pp 2861 - 2868.
  • Frost, R., Martens, W., Williams, P. and Kloprogge, T. (2002), 'Raman and infrared spectroscopic study of the vivianite-group phosphates vivianite, baricite and bobbierite', Mineralogical Magazine, vol 66 , pp 1063 - 1073.
  • Van Leerdam, D., Williams, P. and Cairney, J. (2001), 'Phosphate-solubilising abilities of ericoid mycorrhizal endophytes of Woollsia pungens (Epacridaceae)', Australian Journal of Botany, vol 49 , pp 75 - 80.
  • Crane, M., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2001), 'Formation of chrysocolla and secondary copper phosphates in the highly weathered supergene zones of some Australian deposits', Records of the Australian Museum, vol 53 , pp 49 - 56.
  • Frost, R., Williams, P., Kloprogge, J. and Leverett, P. (2001), 'Raman spectroscopy of descloizite and mottramite at 298 and 77K', Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, vol 32 , pp 906 - 911.
  • Crane, M., Leverett, P., Shaddick, L., Williams, P., Kloprogge, T. and Frost, R. (2001), 'The PbCrO4-PbSO4 system and its mineralogical significance', Neues Jahrbuch fur Mineralogie, Monatshefte, vol 11 , pp 505 - 519.
  • Lawrence, L., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2001), 'Minerals of the Vatukoula gold mines, Fiji', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 7 , pp 63 - 72.
  • Jury, C., Leverett, P., Williams, P., Plimer, I. and Hibbs, D. (2001), 'Mineralogical note: the status of chillagite', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 7 , pp 39 - 39.
  • Williams, P. (2001), 'Guest editorial: the hidden collection', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 7 , pp 46 - 47.
  • Rankin, J., Sharpe, J. and Williams, P. (2001), 'Betpakdalite from the tin deposits of Elsmore, New England district of New South Wales', Australian Journal of Mineralogy, vol 7 , pp 15 - 17.
  • Williams, P. (2001), 'Colour and cash: the exquisite minerals of the oxidized zone', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol 134 , pp 1 - 11.
  • Melchiorre, E., Williams, P. and Bevins, R. (2001), 'A low temperature oxygen isotope thermometer for cerussite, with applications at Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia', Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol 65 , pp 2527 - 2533.
  • Melchiorre, E. and Williams, P. (2001), 'Stable isotope characterization of the thermal profile and subsurface biological activity during oxidation of the Great Australia deposit, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia', Economic Geology, vol 96 , pp 1685 - 1693.

Conference Papers

  • Clissold, M., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2005), 'Chemical mineralogy of the oxidized zones of the E22, E26 and E27 ore bodies at Northparkes, New South Wales', Regolith 2005 ? Ten Years of CRC LEME, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth.
  • Leverett, P., Mckinnon, A. and Williams, P. (2005), 'Supergene geochemistry of the Endeavor ore body, Cobar, NSW, and relationships to other deposits in the Cobar Basin', Regolith 2005-Ten Years of CRC LEME, Canberra, Adelaide, Perth.
  • Leverett, P., Mckinnon, A. and Williams, P. (2004), 'A supergene exploration model for Cobar style deposits', Exploration Field Workshop Cobar Region 2004, Cobar.
  • Clissold, M., Leverett, P. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Gaspeite-magnesite solid solutions and their significance', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia, Canberra.
  • Leverett, P., Mckinnon, A. and Williams, P. (2003), 'Mineralogy of the oxidised zone at the New Cobar orebody', CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia, Canberra.

Research

Previous Projects

Title: High Resolution Simultaneous DSC/DTA-TGA-FTIR System
Years: 2006-01-06 - 2011-12-31
ID: P0014823
UWS Researchers: Kamali Kannangara, Adriyan Milev, Peter Williams, Nguyen Tran and Mick Wilson
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (non ACRG)
  • University of NSW and Aust National University
  • University of Western Sydney
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Ultra-High Resolution images with Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy
Years: 2006-09-01 - 2007-08-31
ID: P0015241
UWS Researchers: Kamali Kannangara, Peter Williams and Bill Price
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Fundamentals of Alumina Precipitation
Years: 1992-01-01 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0010012
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • Australian Mineral Industry Research Association
Title: Designated Research Group in Astronomy
Years: 1996-07-01 - 1999-12-31
ID: P0012160
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams and Graeme White
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Advanced technology for a clever geoscience future in Australia: A strategy for excellence and innovation in research, training, industry interaction and commercialisation - [via Macquarie Uni]
Years: 2002-01-01 - 2004-12-31
ID: P0012264
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • Commonwealth Dept of Education Training & Youth Affairs
Title: Magnesium Phosphate Composites
Years: 1994-01-01 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0012272
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • James Hardie Research Pty Limited
Title: James Hardie Research Collaboration
Years: 2001-05-01 - 2007-12-31
ID: P0012274
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams and Robert Creelman
Funding:
  • James Hardie Research Pty Limited
Title: Field emission scanning electron microscope and a high performance computer
Years: 2005-10-05 - 2006-10-05
ID: P0014807
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams, Bill Price, Gary Dennis and Frank Stootman
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Non-classical bonding in chiral metal complexes - No funding to UWS
Years: 2003-05-12 - 2003-12-31
ID: P0014078
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • Aust Partnership Adv Computing National Facility
Title: High-Field NMR spectroscopy of bioactive molecules, biological macromolecules and synthetic polymers [via University of Wollongong]
Years: 1999-01-01 - 2000-12-31
ID: P0013598
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Title: Ultra-sensitive CCD diffractometer with high intensity X-ray photon generator [via The University of Sydney] - LE0346733
Years: 2003-01-01 - 2003-12-31
ID: P0013614
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (non ACRG)
Title: Stable Nitrogen Isotopes in Arid Environments
Years: 2003-01-30 - 2004-01-29
ID: P0013692
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: AMIRA Project P420B - Gold Processing Technology
Years: 2001-04-01 - 2003-04-01
ID: P0011132
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams and Robert Creelman
Funding:
  • The A. J. Parker CRC for Hydrometallurgy
Title: Molecular recognition between Nucleic Acids and Chiral Metal Complexes: Development of structural probes [via Macquarie Uni]
Years: 1995-01-01 - 1999-12-31
ID: P0011210
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Solid Solution in Lead (II) Salts
Years: 1999-01-01 - 1999-12-31
ID: P0011222
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams and Peter Leverett
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Experimental Charge Density Study of a transition metal complex
Years: 2002-04-30 - 2002-12-31
ID: P0010608
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering Ltd (ACRG)
Title: Age and temperature profiling of oxidized mineral assembage: an isotopic approach
Years: 2002-01-01 - 2002-12-31
ID: P0010612
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams
Funding:
  • Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering Ltd (ACRG)
Title: Ultra-High Resolution NMR Imaging System for Nanotechnology including Nanobiotechnology
Years: 2005-01-19 - 2006-06-06
ID: P0014448
UWS Researchers: Bill Price, Mick Wilson, Jann Conroy, Peter Williams, Andrew Shalliker, Janice Aldrich-Wright and Kamali Kannangara
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (non ACRG)
  • University of Western Sydney
  • USYD-UOW-UNEW-UNSW-GRIFU-UMELB-UADE
Title: Designated Research Centre - Centre for Industrial and Process Minerology
Years: 2000-11-21 - 2001-12-31
ID: P0012346
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams, Peter Leverett, Gary Dennis and Robert Creelman
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Multi-purpose x-ray diffractometer
Years: 2008-09-24 - 2009-09-23
ID: P00016345
UWS Researchers: Peter Williams, Adriyan Milev, Peter Leverett, Kamali Kannangara and Gary Dennis
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Hybrid Fourier Transform Dispersive Raman Micro-Spectrometer
Years: 2009-02-24 - 2010-02-23
ID: P00016189
UWS Researchers: Kamali Kannangara, Adriyan Milev, John Bartlett, Peter Williams, Bill Price, Nguyen Tran, Gary Dennis, Andrew Shalliker, Glenn Porter, John Cairney, Ian Anderson and Yaping He
Funding:
  • University of New South Wales
  • Australian Research Council (non ACRG)
  • University of Newcastle
  • Macquarie University
  • University of Canberra
  • University of Western Sydney
  • CSIRO Petroleum Resources
  • Australian National University (non ACRG)

Supervision

Emeritus Professor Williams is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Title: Substitution in Basic Secondary Cu(II) Chloride Minerals
Field of Research:
Title: Towards a Comprehensive Geochemical Model for Bi and Sb in the Oxidized Environment
Field of Research:

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