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The Mohs Scale Of Mineral Hardness

The Mohs scale of mineral hardness characterizes the scratch resistance of various minerals through the ability of a harder material to scratch a softer material. It was created in 1812 by the German mineralogist Friedrich Mohs and is one of several definitions of hardness in materials science.


 

Quiz ID:#28856
Fun:*** (2.37)
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Category:Science
Created By:Magyk555**

 

 

 



#1   Gypsum is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







#2   Quartz is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







#3   Calcite is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







#4   Diamond is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







#5   Corundum is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







#6   Orthoclase Feldspar is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







#7   Talc is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







#8   Topaz is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







#9   Fluorite is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







#10   Apatite is rated what on the Mohs Scale?







 

 


   



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