Howlite is often presented in it's dyed form, as shown above. Sometimes used to imitate
turquoise, it's natural black or brown veining lends itself well to this. Naturally occurring in snow white
coloring as shown in the rough stone below. As this is a pourous stone, it accepts dyes well so it is
mostly found in it's non-white form.
Color: White with black or brown veins (easily
dyed as it is a porous stone)
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 3 to 3 1/2
Density: 2.45 - 2.58