What is the meaning of Opaque and Lustre?

Transparency/Opaque: The amount of light material allow passing through a material is the transparency of the material

An opaque object is the materials are, which don’t allow any light to pass through them. 

Eg: Wood, Cardboard, and Metals.

Lustre is the way light interacts with the surface of a crystal, rock, or mineral. The word traces its origins back to the Latin lux, meaning "light", and generally implies radiance, gloss, or brilliance.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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