Howlite is a borate mineral found in evaporate deposits. It was first discovered in Nova Scotia in 1868 by Henry How when miners in a gypsum quarry found it to be a nuisance. It is a whitish-gray colour with gray veins in a web-like pattern.
As a healing stone howlite is calming; used to relieve tension and anxiety. Place a piece of howlite under your pillow to fight insomnia.
Beautiful and useful too! Pendulums are used much the same way as applied kinesiology or muscle testing to help determine the answer to a question.