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Howlite

Browse through our beautiful selection of natural loose howlite gemstones for sale. Our online store carries howlite stones in many different shapes such as oval, round cushion and fancy as well. Howlite usually comes in large sizes at low prices and therefore is preferred in pendants, carvings and even as paper weights. Its marble-like surface and white or gray color is unique to this gemstone. We stock all items and can ship right away. All photos are of the actual items for sale, you will get what you see.

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Howlite

By chemical composition, howlite is a calcium borosilicate hydroxide. It was first discovered at Tick Canyon in Southern California in 1868. It was named after Henry How (1828-1879), a Canadian mineralogist who first described it.

Howlite is typically white or grayish white with fine grey or black or brown veins, often in a web-like pattern. It is opaque with a sub-vitreous luster sometimes described as porcelaneous. It is usually found in borax deposits in the desert clays of California.

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