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