It was named after the 19th century mineralogist Henry How who first discovered it in Nova Scotia.
Also known by the names White Buffalo, Sacred Buffalo, Lapis Howlite, White Turquoise, Silico Boro Calcite and Kaolinite.
Howlite is also a calming stone and can help you improve your focus and concentration. Helps brings mental awareness.
It has a strong association with the Crown chakra.
Resonates with astrological sign Gemini.