Stolzite and Richterite Optic Character
Stolzite and Richterite optical properties play a significant role while distinguishing these gemstones from each other. These properties are influenced by the Stolzite and Richterite Physical Properties like crystallographic symmetry, pleochroism,etc. in the crystal. Some of the optical properties are refractive index, luster, optic character, pleochroism etc. Prominent among these is Stolzite and Richterite optic character. You might have noticed your gemologist rotating the gemstone while testing it. Rotating a gemstone along its optic axis helps in determining its optic character.