David had helped collect the first samples, as well as those of other species new to science including artroeite, calcioaravaipaite and woodwardite
. In 1995 David also made his first buying trip outside the U.S., to Namibia.
Relationship to other species: It is a member of the hydrotalcite group and closely related to woodwardite, honessite, glaucocerinite, hydrowoodwardite and zaccagnaite.
Name: For the relationship to woodwardite. Comments: IMA No.
The following information is given about the other occurrences: Gelbe Birke associated with woodwardite
, schulenbergite, namuwite, brianyoungite, langite, linarite and others; St.