MOHS SCALE OF MINERAL HARDNESS

Referencia:

HARDNESS / MOHS SCALE.

MOHS SCALE of mineral HARDNESS, on the ability of one natural mineral to scratch another.

Important reference for determining the use of a gemstone. (Under 5 maybe only suitable to make earrings and pendants). Rings are always more exposed.

DIAMOND  10                              CORUNDUM  9 ( Sapphire and Ruby).

TOPAZ  8                                    QUARTZ  7 ( Amethyst, Citrine, Ice Quartz, ...)


Ordinal Scale: For example: Corundum 9 its twice hardness than Topaz 8. Diamond 10 , its four times hardness than Corundum.

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MOHS SCALE of mineral HARDNESS, on the ability of one natural mineral to scratch another.

Important reference for determining the use of a gemstone. (Under 5 maybe only suitable to make earrings and pendants). Rings are always more exposed.

DIAMOND  10                              CORUNDUM  9 ( Sapphire and Ruby).

TOPAZ  8                                    QUARTZ  7 ( Amethyst, Citrine, Ice Quartz, ...)


Ordinal Scale: For example: Corundum 9 its twice hardness than Topaz 8. Diamond 10 , its four times hardness than Corundum.

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