Asked • 05/06/19

What determines a mineral's hardness?

Mohs Hardness Scale is basically a measurement of the hardness of a material, or more specific, a rock or mineral. But I have never been able to figure out why some minerals are harder than others.

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Chad S. answered • 05/14/19

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Allen P. answered • 05/09/19

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