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