Amber Richhariya posted an Question
October 17, 2021 • 17:39 pm 30 points
  • IIT JAM
  • Geology (GG)

The absolute difference between the hardest silicate minerals and softest silicate minerals in mohs scale of hardness is

the absolute difference between the hardest silicate minerals and softest silicate minerals in mohs scale of hardness is

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    Hardest silicate mineral(on mohs hardness scale) is topaz, and it's hardness is 8. While the softest silicate mineral is talc, and it's hardness is 1. So absolute difference between hardest silicate mineral and softest silicate minerals in mohs scale of hardness = 8-1 = 7. So answer is 7.

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