BBOCEAN_IntroPlanetEarth_OM

BBOCEAN_IntroPlanetEarth_OM - Upper Mantle RIGID, SOLID,...

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    Layers Thickness Composition State/Density Oceanic crust 3-10 km Si, O, Fe, Mg, Al = Basalt 2.9 g/cc SOLID Continental  crust 30-50 km Si, O, Al = Granite 2.7 g/cc SOLID Mantle 2900 km Mg, Fe, Si, O 4.5 g/cc SOLID Outer core 2200 km Fe, Ni (S, Si) 11 g/cc LIQUID Inner core 1300 km Fe, Ni (S, Si) 16 g/cc SOLID Overlaid layers: Lithosphere 100-200 km 100% Crust + 
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Unformatted text preview: Upper Mantle RIGID, SOLID, BRITTLE: breaks into plates Asthenosphere 100-350 km Portion of mantle Plastic (flows), but SOLID Seafloor Spreading Above Anima...
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