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