• sphalerite - Colorado

    Sphalerite – Natural, Faceted, Yellow, 5.68 ct

    Sphalerites, like this 5.68-ct gem from Colorado, are pyroelectric. When heated, they generate an electrical current. Pyroelectricity is one of the gemstone physical properties covered in this article. © The Gem Trader. Used with permission.

    Article: Gemstone Physical Properties

    Credit: The Gem Trader

    Natural or man madeNatural
    OriginUnited States
    Origin detailsColorado
    Carat Weight5.68
    Gem StateFaceted