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