Howlite is a silicate mineral found in evaporate deposits and was discovered at Tick Canyon California in 1868. In appearance it is white with fine grey or black veins in an erratic often web-like pattern and is opaque with a sub-vitreous lustre. Because of its porous texture Howlite can be easily dyed to imitate other minerals especially turquoise because of the superficial similarity of the veining patterns. With natural turquoise becoming a rare mineral, dyed Howlite is an affordable substitute.
Howlite is one of the attunement gemstones, which connect the used to the higher spiritual consciousness. Howlite is also a lovely stone that you can use when you need to reduce anxiety, stress, and tensions. The Howlite may be utilized as well in facilitating awareness, encouraging emotional expression, as well as in assisting the elimination of rage, stress, and pain.
The dyed Howlite (or magnesite) is marketed as Turquenite. The most remarkable location of the Howlite is Canada, precisely in Newfoundland, New Brunswik, and Nova Scotia. However, it may also be found in Turkey, Pakistan, Namibia, Mexico, Germany, Russia, and USA.
Please Note: Natural gemstone or semi precious stone comes from mineral. Due to the naturality, the stones may have tiny flaw. Meanwhile, cutting or polishing also makes every piece of gemstone vary in colour and size. Image may look different (colour) due to many monitor or device resolutions.