list of rock hardness

Mohs Hardness Scale - Geology Page

Mohs Hardness of Common Minerals ; Serpentine, 3 to 5 ; Siderite, 3.5 to 4.5 ; Sillimanite, 6.5 to 7.5 ; Silver, 2.5 to 3 ; Sodalite, 5.5 to 6.

Comparison of Some Rock Hardness Scales Applied in Drillability Studies

7/1 · The counter material (wear ball) used in this study was a silicon nitride spherical indenter of 6.35 mm in diameter. It was gathered in literature that one of the common mined rocks, granite, has

Rock Hardness & Drilling - Metallurgist & Mineral Processing

9/29 · Rock Hardness & Drilling. A survey of the technical literature concerned with oil well drilling methods and particularly with rate of penetration by various cutting media on different types of rock provides a mass of conflicting data. This is especially true with respect to, (1) the relative efficiency of diamond, rotary and percussion drilling

Mohs Hardness Scale (U.S. National Park Service

The Mohs Hardness Scale is used as a convenient way to help identify minerals. A mineral's hardness is a measure of its relative resistance 

The 6 Characteristics of Rocks and Minerals - My Learning Journal

Hardness is how hard the rock is and on being scratched how much of a mark it will leave. There is a scale to messure the hardness of any rock or mineral of 10 being the hardest and 1 being the softest like in the picture to the left. The hardest on this scale is

When Rock Classification is not hard anymore, thank Mohs

Talc – Gypsum – Calcite – Fluorite – Apatite – Feldspar – Quartz – Topaz – Corundum – Diamond - “Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness ” should be 

Testing the Hardness of Common Minerals Maine Geological

Mineral. Hardness. Talc. 1. Gypsum (Selenite). 2. Calcite. 3. Fluorite been the traditional sentence used with this list since its inception by Moh in 

Metal Hardness: The Definite Guide (with Hardness Chart

Due to different indenters, loads, and load durations, there are a variety of indentation hardness, mainly Brinell hardness, Rockwell hardness, Vickers hardness, and micro-hardness. ③ Rebound hardness Mainly used for metal materials.

Mohs Scale of Hardness - Mineralogical Society of America

Mineral Hardness Diamond 10 Zaire 1 cm. 14 carats Corundum 9 variety ruby, India 6 cm. Topaz 8 Mursinsk, Russia, 5cm across Seaman Museum specimen Quartz 7 variety amethyst, Guerro, Mexico 16 cm.

Mineral Hardness - Mineralogy Database

Definition ; 7. Quartz ; 7.5. Garnet ; 8. Topaz ; 8.5. Chrysoberyl.

Mohs Scale of Relative Mineral Hardness - Specialty Kitchens

Soapstone 1 · Slate 2.5-4 · Marble 3-4 · Limestone 3-4 · Travertine 4-5 · Sandstone 6-7 · Granite 6-7 · Natural Quartz 7.