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www.newscientist.com/article/dn16610-diamond-no-longer-natures-hardest-material

The gemstone lost its title of the “world’s hardest material” to man-made nanomaterials some time ago. Now a rare natural substance looks likely to leave them all far behind – at 58 per ...

www.howitworksdaily.com/what-is-the-hardest-natural-material-on-earth

Diamond is currently thought to be the hardest natural material on Earth, having a hardness of ten out of ten on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Diamond is made up of carbon atoms which share strong covalent bonds (where electrons are shared between atoms) and are equally spaced in a lattice ...

www.answers.com/Q/Is_steel_the_hardest_natural_material

What is the hardest natural material found in the entire universe? The hardest material known to man is currently called lonsdaleite (a carbon form), which is approx. 58 % harder than a diamond ...

www.quora.com/Which-is-the-worlds-hardest-natural-material

As a non-expert with no special knowledge in this area, I can provide the common answer that most American school children are taught: Diamond is the hardest substance known to man. Since my youth I’ve learned, from my own curiosity that a substan...

www.transmet.com/the-10-strongest-materials-known-to-man

Below are the 10 strongest materials known to man: #10 Spiders’ Silk. Darwin bark spiders’ silk is considered the toughest biological substance. It is 10 times stronger than Kevlar. A strand long enough to circle the Earth would weigh less than 500 grams! #9 Silicon Carbide. This material forms the basis of armor used in battle tanks.

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2957896/Scientists-discover-hardest-natural...

Scientists discover hardest natural material ever found in tiny shellfish - and it could revolutionise industrial engineering. Researchers believe it's even stronger than silk spiders use to make ...

realitypod.com/2011/08/30/top-10-hardest-materials

Top 10 Hardest Materials. Anonyzious 30 August, 2011 9 Comments. Diamond is widely believed to be the hardest known material to man, but is it really the case? What are the other hard materials apart from diamond? Well, today our list will answer these questions for you.

list25.com/25-strongest-materials-known-to-man

Do you know what the strongest material on Earth is? You probably guessed diamond right? Well, in some sense you are right. It is commonly referred to as the hardest natural substance on Earth.But, as with most things, this answer is vastly over simplified.

www.omgtoptens.com/misc/nature/top-10-hardest-materials-in-the-world

Top 10 Hardest Materials in the World. 6 years ago by Hasan 0. Everyone thinks diamond is the hardest material found on the earth. With rigorous research scientists have found some materials that are even harder than diamond. They are natural and rare. As they are not very common, people do not know about them in details. ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superhard_material

A superhard material is a material with a hardness value exceeding 40 gigapascals when measured by the Vickers hardness test. They are highly incompressible solids with high electron density and high bond covalency.As a result of their unique properties, these materials are of great interest in many industrial areas including, but not limited to, abrasives, polishing and cutting tools and wear ...