Optical Properties of Baddeleyite 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. Baddeleyite optical properties like luster, clarity, refractive index etc. are used to determine the non-destructive methods during gemstone identification and evaluation.
Baddeleyite luster is the quantity of light the crystal reflects when light is incident on it. Baddeleyite which is commonly found in Brown, Colorless, Brown, Brownish, Black, Colorless, Green, Greenish color, is Transparent in nature. It possess Adamantine luster.