Moh´s Scale of Hardness Tips

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How hard is rutile?

Rutile

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is jet?

Jet

Hardness = 2.5

   
How hard is morganite?

Morganite

Hardness = 7.5

   
How hard is turquoise?

Turquoise

Hardness = 5 to 6

   
How hard is howlite?

Howlite

Hardness = 3.5

   
How hard is sardonyx?

Sardonyx

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is smithsonite?

Smithsonite

Hardness = 5

   
How hard is platinum?

Platinum

Hardness = 4

   
How hard is moonstone?

Moonstone

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is talc?

talc

Hardness = 1

   
How hard is Olivine?

Olivine - Peridot

Hardness = 6.5 to 7

   
How hard is malachite?

Malachite

Hardness = 3.5 to 4

   
How hard is rhodonite?

Rhodonite

Hardness = 5.5 to 6.5

   
How hard is kornerupine?

Kornerupine

Hardness = 6.5

   
How hard is diopside?

Diopside

Hardness = 5 to 6

   
How hard is enstatite?

Enstatite

Hardness = 5.5

   
How hard is spinel?

Spinel

Hardness = 8

   
How hard is peridot?

Peridot

Hardness = 6.5

   
How hard is spodumene?

Spodumene

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is garnet?

Garnet

Hardness = 6.5 to 7.5

   
How hard is Calcite?

Calcite

Hardness = 3 (about the hardness of a penny)

   
How hard is phenakite?

Phenakite

Hardness = 7.5

   
How hard is titanite?

Titanite

Hardness = 5

   
How hard is sinhalite?

Sinhalite

Hardness = 6.5

   
How hard is sapphire?

Sapphire

Hardness = 9

   
How hard is kyanite?

Kyanite

Hardness = 5 and 7 (different hardness on different axes)

   
How hard is gold?

Gold

Hardness = 2.5

   
How hard is chrysoprase?

Chrysoprase

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is benitoite?

Benitoite

Hardness = 6.5

   
How hard is Amethyst?

Amethyst

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is rhodochrosite?

Rhodochrosite

Hardness = 4

   
How hard is lapis?

Lapis Lazuli

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is apatite?

Apatite

Hardness = 5

   
How hard is tugtupite?

Tugtupite

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is scheelite?

Scheelite

Hardness = 5

   
How hard is prehnite?

Prehnite

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is pearl?

Pearl

Hardness = 3

   
How hard is iolite?

Iolite

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is heliodor?

Heliodor

Hardness = 7.5

   
How hard is danburite?

Danburite

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is hematite?

Hematite

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is jasper?

Jasper

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is hypersthene?

Hypersthene

Hardness = 5.5

   
How hard is opal?

Opal

Hardness = 5 to 6

   
How hard is serpentine?

Serpentine

Hardness = 5

   
How hard is sphalerite?

Sphalerite

Hardness = 3.5

   
How hard is nephrite?

Nephrite

Hardness = 5 to 6

   
How hard is corundum?

Corundum

Hardness = 9

   
How hard is brazilianite?

Brazilianite

Hardness = 5.5

   
How hard is bloodstone?

Bloodstone

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is sodalite?

Sodalite

Hardness = 5.5 to 6

   
How hard is quartz?

Quartz

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is silver?

Silver

Hardness = 2.5

   
How hard is hauyne?

Hauyne

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is dioptase?

Dioptase

Hardness = 5

   
How hard is carnelian?

Carnelian

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is jadeite?

Jadeite

Hardness = 6.5 to 7 (similar to a steel file)

   
How hard is petalite?

Petalite

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is epidote?

Epidote

Hardness = 6.5

   
How hard is topaz?

Topaz

Hardness = 8

   
How hard is labradorite?

Labradorite

Hardness = 6 to 6.5

   
How hard is gypsum?

Gypsum

Hardness = 2 to 2.5 (roughly the hardness of a fingernail)

   
How hard is scapolite?

Scapolite

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is pyrite?

Pyrite

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is calcedony?

Calcedony

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is agate?

Agate

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is fire agate?

Fire Agate

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is tourmaline?

Tourmaline

Hardness = 7 to 7.5

   
How hard is zoisite?

Zoisite

Hardness = 6.5

   
How hard is shell?

Shell

Hardness = 2.5

   
How hard is diamond?

Diamond

Hardness = 10

   
How hard is emerald?

Emerald

Hardness = 7.5

   
How hard is Agate?

Agate

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is Zircon?

Zircon

Hardness = 7 to 7.5

   
How hard is crysocolla?

Chrysocolla

Hardness = 2 to 4

   
How hard is coral?

Coral

Hardness = 3

   
How hard is citrine?

Citrine

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is Andalusite?

Andalusite

Hardness = 7.5

   
How hard is tektite?

Tektite - Moldavite

Hardness = 5.5 (similar to window glass)

   
How hard is fluorite?

Fluorite

Hardness = 4

   
How hard is ruby?

Ruby

Hardness = 9

   
How hard is feldspar?

Feldspar

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is microcline?

Microcline

Hardness = 6

   
How hard is onyx?

Onyx

Hardness = 7

   
How hard is amber?

Amber

Hardness = 2 to 2.5

   
How hard is Taaffeite

Taaffeite

Hardness = 8

   
How hard is sillmanite?

Sillmanite

Hardness = 7.5

   
How hard is beryl?

Beryl

Hardness = 7.5 to 8

   
How hard is Chrysoberyl?

Chrysoberyl

Hardness = 8.5

   
How hard is sphene?

Sphene

Hardness = 5

   
How hard is ivory?

Ivory

Hardness = 2.5

   
How hard is obsidian?

Obsidian

Hardness = 5 to 5.5

   
How hard is azurite?

Azurite

Hardness = 3.5

   
How hard is datolite?

Datolite

Hardness = 5

   
How hard is Aquamarine?

Aquamarine

Hardness = 7.5

   
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