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Intencely turquoise Howlite

This turquoise Howlite, Turguenite, is very intence in its colour and perfect fin a ring. Naturally, it looks good in any jewellry.

 

Size: 18x13x6 mm

 

In stock:  7

 

Price:    USD 3.90

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Howlite is a borate mineral that was discovered near Windsor, Nova Scotia in 1868 by Henry How, a Canadian chemist, geologist and mineralogist. It was brought to his attention by miners at a limestone quarry, who mosty thought it was a nuisance. He called the new mineral silico-boro-calcite, but shortly afterwards it was called howlite.

The most common form of Howlite similar irregular cauliflower. Crystals of Howlite are rare but have been found in a few places worldwide.

Howlite has a hardness of 3.5 on the Mohs scale and, because of its porous structure, it is easily coloured to imitate other minerals, in particular turquoise because of the superficial graining similarity.

Howlite stimulates the imagination and encourages reasoning. It helps you overcome critical or selfish behavior and are believed to bring good luck. It calms and soothes, helps you with sleep, relieves anger, stress, pain, and is considered to strengthen bones and teeth.

 

 

 

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Latest update: 22 september 2015