Andalusite and Hyacinth Optic Character
Andalusite and Hyacinth optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Andalusite and Hyacinth 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 Andalusite and Hyacinth 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.