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Which minerals can be scratched by fluorite?
Last Updated: 25th June, 2020
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In this manner, what mineral can be scratched with a fingernail?
The Mohs Hardness Scale ranks the order of hardnessofminerals and some common objects. For example,yourfingernail can scratch the minerals talc andgypsum,with a hardness of 2 or lower. A copper penny canscratchcalcite, gypsum, and talc.
which minerals on the Mohs scale will scratch apatite? Minerals
|Mohs hardness||Mineral||Absolute hardness|
Additionally, can fluorite be scratched by a penny?
Since Fluorite is a 4 on the scale it meansthatfluorite can scratch all the minerals below it but notbescratched by them. Also if a penny can scratchamineral it rates a 3, a fingernail is 2.5, knife blade 5.5,glass5.5 and steel file 6.5.
What mineral Cannot be scratched?
|INTERMEDIATE Mineral cannot be scratched with a fingernailbutcan be scratched with a steel nail.|
|SOFT Mineral can be scratched with a fingernail|