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Mohs Hardness Scale


Learn how hardness relates to mineral identification.

Manufacturer: fisher science education  AZ-20-3941

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Catalog No. S90622

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Description & Specifications

Specifications

For Use With (Application) Used to classify minerals by hardness
Product Type Mohs hardness scale kit; 1 Ea.
Includes Card-mounted mineral specimens and additional activities
Packaging Quantity 1

  • Developed more than 200 years ago by Friedrich Mohs
  • Used to classify minerals by hardness on a scale of 1 to 10
  • Determine and study the hardness of included minerals
  • Card-mounted mineral specimens reference hardness for scale values 1 through 9
  • Additional activities allow testing for other key mineral properties