Corundum Uses: Gemstones and Abrasives

Corundum uses

Corundum uses are based on its exceptional hardness. Its hardness is 9 on Mohs hardness scale. Which means that there are only several harder materials known to man (diamonds and moissanite for example). Corundum Uses: Abrasives The corundum mineral is commonly used as an abrasive. It is crushed to a powder of varying size depending on how rough the grinding stone, cutting tools or sanding paper needs to be.A type of … [Read more…]