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