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Layers Rocks Mineral Elements What is Earth made of?
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What are the different layers of the Earth? Wh at is the Eart h mad e of?
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What are the different layers of the Earth made of? What is the Earth made of? Layers Rocks Minerals Elements
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What is a Rock? Natural solid Minerals Grains Crystals
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Igneous Metamorphic Sedimentary What are Earth hard layers made from? up Earth? Layers Rocks Minerals Elements
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Layers Rocks Minerals Elements Rocks of the crust
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What are Earth hard layers made from? up Earth? Mantle rocks are called Peridotite
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% of mineral by volume 100 0 80% 60% 40% Amount of the element Silica P o t a s i u m f e l d p r Q z Sodium & Calcium feldspar Mica Amphibole Pyroxene Olivine Rhyolite & Granite Basalt & Gabbro FELSIC INTERMEDIATE MAFIC ULTRAMAFIC Peridotite (Mg, Fe)2SiO4 Olivine Forsterite
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course PLANET EAR 01:460:100 taught by Professor Lepre during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.

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