Mohs Hardness Scale

Mohs Hardness Scale

Often you’ll see the term Mohs scale of hardness, Mohs mineral scale and other variations used to describe how hard a mineral or gemstone is. But what is hardness exactly? This article will explain the Mohs hardness scale, how  it works and other mineral hardness scales.Hardness can have various meanings, but when it is used to describe minerals or gemstones it will always mean scratch hardness. To avoid confusion it … [Read more…]