Definitions for "Mohs hardness scale"
A scale developed by Friedrich Mohs to determine the relative hardness of minerals and other objects. The scale assigns the numbers 1 to 10 to specific minerals, softest to hardest respectively, using a scratch test.
A list of ten minerals in a sequence of relative hardness, with which other minerals can be compared.
A sequence of 10 common minerals arranged according to their ability to scratch each other