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How do I determine the the hardness of marble?

All minerals have a certain hardness. The hardness of a mineral is determined by performing a scratch test. A scratch test is based on the Moh’s scale of hardness. A German scientist invented this scale by taking several known, pure minerals... Read More

Which is harder, marble or granite?

Granite is much harder than marble. The hardness of stone is measured on a scale of 1 to 10. Ten is the hardest mineral. Diamond is a ten. Most marbles fall in the 3-5 range and granites fall into the 7-8 range. A simple test to determine if you are... Read More