Optical Properties of Antigorite 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. Antigorite optical properties like luster, clarity, refractive index etc. are used to determine the non-destructive methods during gemstone identification and evaluation.
Antigorite luster is the quantity of light the crystal reflects when light is incident on it. Antigorite which is commonly found in Green, Green, gray, Brown, Black color, is Translucent in nature. It possess Greasy, Resinous, Silky and Waxy luster.