Adamite and Helenite Optic Character
Adamite and Helenite optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Adamite and Helenite Physical Properties like crystallographic symmetry, pleochroism,etc. in the crystal. Some of the optical properties are refractive index, luster, optic character, pleochroism etc. Prominent among these is Adamite and Helenite optic character. You might have noticed your gemologist rotating the gemstone while testing it. Rotating a gemstone along its optic axis helps in determining its optic character. Adamite has Biaxial/+ character.