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Answered 2011-11-02 23:45:26

Talc is the softest mineral.

The Mohs hardness scale goes like this, from softest to hardest: 1. Talc, 2. Gypsum, 3. Calcite, 4. Fluorite, 5. Apatite, 6. Orthoclase Feldspar, 7. Quartz, 8. Topaz, 9. Corundum, 10. Diamond.

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