Optical Properties of Catapleiite 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. Catapleiite optical properties like luster, clarity, refractive index etc. are used to determine the non-destructive methods during gemstone identification and evaluation.
Catapleiite luster is the quantity of light the crystal reflects when light is incident on it. Catapleiite which is commonly found in Blue, Brown, Colorless, Yellow, Blue, Brown, Colorless, Yellow color, is Gemmological Tables (2004) and TransparentUlrich Henn and Claudio C. Milisenda in nature. It possess Vitreous luster.