Sphalerite as a gemstone has the highest dispersion rate of all known gemstones. As an opaque mineral, it is often found with mixtures of Galena, Quartz and Pyrite.

Alternative Names Blende, Zinc Blende
Colour Black, Yellow, Orange
Hardness 3.5 - 4
Crystal system Isometric
Streak Pale Yellow To Brown
Lustre Adamantine, Resinous
Main Locations Peru, Bulgaria, Mexico, Romania
Chakra Root
Zodiac Gemini, Scorpio
Numerology 5
Planetary Earth
Element Earth, Fire