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Howlite Rough - Per Kilo

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Howlite is most often available to collectors in tumbled and polished form as an inexpensive stone. The attractive intersecting veins in Howlite make it useful as an ornamental stone. Its white colour is easily dyed, and this can be done to resemble Turquoise when dyed a greenish-blue colour. Howlite is often used as a cheap substitute for Turquoise, and some dishonest dealers label dyed Howlite as Turquoise without informing their sellers about this. Howlite is named for its discoverer, Henry How, a Canadian geologist from Nova Scotia. In large nodules and masses, and in fragments of thes ... Read more

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