Howlite is a borate mineral. This stone may be known as an imitation gemstone because it can be painted with different colors and looks like semi-precious gemstones such as turquoise and coral. Howlite is often inexpensive, but it has many features that make it a popular gemstone in jewelry.
Zultanite is a precious mineral from the Diaspora that is mined in the Albir Mountains in southwestern Turkey. The color of Zultanite varies between yellowish green, light gold and purple pink, depending on its light source.