Mineralpedia Details for Wakabayashilite
Named after Yaichiro Wakabayashi, a mineralogist who worked for the Mitsubishi Mining Company in Japan where Wakabayashilite finds its type locality at the Nishinomaki mine. Wakabayashilite occurs as fine, fibrous crystals in druses, or coatings of quartz and embedded in calcite. Wakabayashilite has few, but widespread, localities.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/wakabayashilite.pdf
Wakabayashilite from Khaidarkan, Kyrgyzstan
Wakabayashilite from White Caps mine, Nye Co., Nevada, United States
Golden orange strands and fibers in one 5cm long bundle.