Howlite is a fairly soft mineral, ranking a 3.5 on Moh’s scale. Howlite is commonly dyed, and this dyed stone is called turquenite. Found mainly in the northern hemisphere, howlite is recognized by its black or gray veins, and is sometimes (especially when dyed) mistaken for turquoise. Browse our howlite stones for the perfect cabochon for a necklace, bangle, or pair of earrings!
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