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The hardness of minerals is measured using Mohs scale. Minerals are ranked due to their relative hardness from 1 to 10; 1 being the softest, and 10 being the hardest.


10 Diamond 9 Corundum 8 Topaz 7 Quartz (porcelain - 7) 6 Orthoclase (steel file - 6.5) 5 Apatite (knife blade or nail - 5, window glass - 5.5) 4 Fluorite 3 Calcite 2 Gypsum (fingernail - 2) 1 Talc.

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