from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A hydrous silicoborate of calcium occurring in compact white nodules embedded in anhydrite or gypsum at Brookville, Nova Scotia. Also called silicoborocalcite.

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  • noun mineralogy A calcium borosilicate hydroxide found in evaporite deposits.


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  • The skulls are made from howlite which is a gemstone with a calming effect.

    Superficial Girls 2010

  • She uses white and grey howlite, as well as aquamarine stones.

    The Georgia Straight - News And Views 2009

  • So, then the howlite is commonly dyed to imitate the more expensive stone.

    BellaOnline - The Voice of Women 2008

  • "The howlite stones help with healing, while the onyx ones are believed to have the power to absorb anger and negative energy as well as serve as a protective and healing agent," added Ng. Each massage lasts for 90 minutes and costs RM260.

    unknown title 2008

  • Ng Ming Sim, co-partner of the Thann Sanctuary, said the heated black (onyx) and white (howlite) stones help to massage the body's acupoints like those of acupuncture.

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