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