Flash Rocks

$6.00
$6.00

Flash Rocks

  • Rock sizes will vary
  • Includes 2 flash rocks

Knock these rocks together for an electrical effect. Flash rocks are one of the few minerals with piezoelectric properties. So, when subjected to mechanical stress, these two little rocks generate an electrical charge and glow. Flash rocks - aka quartz - are one of the few minerals with piezoelectric proprieties. So, when subjected to mechanical stress, these two little rocks generate an electrical charge. Just place a rock in each hand, and forcefully rub the rocks together. To see the glowing electrical effect fully, you should do this in a darkened room. Also, note the distinctive odor given off by the frictions.