A calcium borosilicate hydroxide mineral found in evaporite deposits. Discovered near Nova Scotia in 1868 by Henry How, and given the name Howlite after his death. Howlite most commonly forms irregular nodules, with crystals being extremely rare & colorless & translucent to transparent. Nodules are white with fine black to gray weblike veins.

– Associated with the 3rd eye & crown chakras, zodiac signs of Gemini, Virgo & Scorpio & vibrates to the numbers 2 & 11.

– Extremely calming stone.
– Attunes the mind to spiritual dimensions, allowing reception of wisdom and insights. Assists journeys out of the body and accessing past lives.
– A stone of manifestation of desires.
– Teaches patience.
– Eliminates rage and uncontrolled anger.
– Absorbs anger & negative energy projections. .
– Overcome criticalness and selfishness.
– Assists in calm, reasoned communication.
– Strengthens memory & desire for knowledge.
– Calms turbulent emotions, especially those that have past-life causes and present-life triggers; It releases the strings that tie past and present life anger together.
– Balances calcium levels, aiding bones, teeth, & soft tissue. Antidote for insomnia, especially when caused by an overactive mind.

Hardness: 3-3.5
Specific Gravity: 2.45-2.58
Refractive Index: 1.586-1.605