A superhard material is a material with a hardness value exceeding 40
gigapascals (GPa) ... Diamond is the hardest known material to date, with a
Vickers hardness in the range of 70–150 GPa. ....
Feb 16, 2009 ... The gemstone lost its title of the “world's hardest material” to ... “Lonsdaleite is
sometimes formed when meteorites containing graphite hit Earth”.
Jan 19, 2016 ... Ask most people what the hardest material on Earth is and they will probably
answer "diamond". Its name comes from the Greek word ἀδάμας ...
Feb 18, 2015 ... There's a new strongest material on the planet, and it's found in the lowly mouth
of a tiny snail-like sea creature called a limpet. The limpet's ...
Sources: Top 5 of Anything.com research 2012. List Notes: Data is naturally
occurring minerals according to absolute hardness. Absolute hardness is
To summarize Ankit and Mads's answers: it depends on what "strength" you are
looking for. ... The lonsdaleite is 58 per cent harder than diamond. Rare mineral
lonsdaleite is sometimes formed when meteorites containing graphite hit Earth.
Jan 28, 2016 ... The Hardest Substance on Earth Just Got Harder. Written by: James Wilkey. As
you gaze into the luster of a diamond, it's easy to forget that, ...
The second hardest substance is a compound make from aluminum, magnesium,
and ... Diamond is the hardest naturally occurring substance found on Earth.
Dec 22, 2015 ... Generally Diamond is the hardest substance on earth. But now Boron carbide or
B4C is proven the hardest among all. Boron and carbon react ...
Feb 18, 2015 ... Scientists have discovered nature's newest strongest material ... limpets are the
strongest biological material on Earth, overtaking the previous ...