Some people get super-powers from a power object. There are a wide variety of power objects, not all of which are power gems.
“Add Image Description Nightgaunt (Eddie McKinnon) is a member of the Children of the Night...Nightgaunt
“Add Image Red Thunder is one of Cincinnati's superheroes and a member of SPECTRUM. As part of...Red Thunder
“Geneva Tipton, code name Splendor, is a member of the Cadet Crusaders. She gets her super-powers...Splendor
“Add Image The Lamplighter, no real name known, is Boston's most powerful superhero. The...Lamplighter