Hydrated Calcium Silico-Borate Ca2B5SiO9(OH)5
COLOR/LUSTOR: White; dull with grey streaks
HARDNESS: 3 1/2
CRYSTALS: Monoclinic; rare; usually occurs as a compact, dense mass that resembles unglazed porcelain, chalk-like, sometimes cauliflower-like
BASIC INFORMATION: Howlite develops in evaporite deposits in sedimentary rocks and usually occurs with ulexite and colemanite as nodules in clay.
METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES: The stone of emotional expression, howlite can be used to facilitate awareness, encourage calm communication by combining reason with patience and observation. It gently absorbs and uplifts stress, tension, anxiety and emotional intensity due to emotional imbalance. Howlite works by helping one to build decency of character. It shows us how to be less selfish, confrontational and less critical. This is a good stone to help eliminate rage and anger.
DIMENSIONS: 13 cm x 14.5 cm x 11.5 cm
WEIGHT: 4.7 lbs