Cochise College          Photos of Minerals

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                          Roger Weller, geology instructor

                          wellerr@cochise.edu
                                  copyright 2006-R.Weller

 

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Minerals on Mohs Scale of Hardness

10-diamond  (hardest)
9-corundum
8-topaz
7-quartz
6-feldspar
5-apatite
4-fluorite
3-calcite
2-gypsum
1-talc   (softest)