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Test Method Title

Moh's Hardness

Reference Number

Moh

Material

Rock

Test Property

Hardness

Description of Test

The Moh's Scale of Hardness provides a measure of a rocks relative hardness by determining a rocks resistance to being scratched. Rock or mineral specimens are ranked along the Moh's scale, which is composed of 10 minerals that have been given arbitrary hardness values.

Preferred Test Sample Size

Number of Test Specimens

1

Test Specimen Size

3 in of core minimum

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