Optical Properties of Aquamarine 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. Aquamarine optical properties like luster, clarity, refractive index etc. are used to determine the non-destructive methods during gemstone identification and evaluation.
Aquamarine luster is the quantity of light the crystal reflects when light is incident on it. Aquamarine which is commonly found in Blue color, is Translucent, Transparent and Transparent to translucent in nature. It possess Vitreous luster.