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- Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
- 'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
- Planes of Existence
- As shown in this diagram, planes of existence should not, as they commonly are, be thought of as discreet states but rather as a continuous scale. As we distinguish between body, mind and soul, we must equally distinguish between physical, mental, and...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
- Planet: Saturn Sign: Capricorn Day: Saturday Saturn is the planet with the beautiful rings; this points at the organized and strict character of this planet-spirit. Saturn is the last (personal) planet that can be seen with the bare eye; for more distant...
Earth Mysteries >> Stones, Minerals & Metals
- Sun Fire Laughing
- At the center of every creation Fire dances, laughing, conjuring, holding the chill of the void at bay. Like both the charmer and the snake, he warms the Earth to jump from its slumber, calling all life to stand and reach for him in the heavens, calling all...
The Elements >> Fire
- The World Mind and Consciousness (GM4)
- Few would argue the fact that today's world is literally permeated with conflict at every level of society. Yet the governments and institutions of the world are, for the most part, unable to alleviate the pain and fear that is increasing among us. Most...
Mind >> World Mind
Mohs Scale is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Mohs Scale books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- Hardness of minerals I: the Mohs scale
- Mohs Hardness. Gypsum. Fluorite.
- Microhardness, toughness, and modulus of Mohs scale minerals
- 135. INTRODUCTION.
- Chapter 17 Resource: Minerals
- glass plate. Mohs scale of hardness pan balance .. Friedrich Mohs developed a scale which lists minerals according to their hardness.
- Grade Level: 5 - 8
- and testing for the “hardness” of a mineral using the Mohs Scale of Hardness. Background The hardness of fluorite (on the Mohs scale) is 4.
- Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness
- Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Suggested News Resources
- Sand for sportsturf
- Surface hardness of sand grains can be measured using the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, which measures the ability of a harder mineral to scratch a softer mineral.
- Gems & Jewels - Aug 2011
- Peridot is the gem variety of olivine and ranges between 6.5 and 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness. Gem quality peridot comes from Arizona, Burma, Norway, islands in the Red Sea, Hawaii and is sometimes found in meteorites.
Suggested Web Resources
- Mohs scale of mineral hardness - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- The Mohs scale of mineral hardness characterizes the scratch resistance of various minerals through the ability of a harder material to scratch a softer material.
- Mohs Hardness Scale - Relative Hardness of Minerals
- The 10-mineral Mohs scale of relative hardness is based on what scratches what.
- Mohs scale - GemSelect.com
- Sep 16, 2006 Gemstones are rated for hardness on the Mohs scale. Find hardness ratings on Mohs' scale for more than 115 gemstone varieties.