Optical Properties of Anhydrite are its behavioral responses towards light. While few optical properties can be identified with naked eyes, other require special instruments by the gemologists to identify them. Anhydrite optical properties like luster, clarity, refractive index etc. are used to determine the non-destructive methods during gemstone identification and evaluation.
Anhydrite luster is the quantity of light the crystal reflects when light is incident on it. Anhydrite which is commonly found in Colorless, Blue, Violet, White, Brown, Colorless, Blue, Violet, White, rose, Brown, gray, Colorless, White, Violet, gray, Colorless, White, Violet, gray color, is Transparent in nature. It possess Greasy and Pearly luster.