Unformatted text preview: Basalt- Contains olivine and pyroxene. • Peridotite- type of ultramafic rock. Made up of mineral olivine. • Granite- Made up of quartz and feldspar. • Inner core- Solid. • Outer core- Liquid. • Upper mantle- Divided into two sub layers. 0-150 km. Homogenous. High viscosity (less flowable). • Lower mantle- Less viscous because different types of heat from upper to lower mantle. • Mineral- Grains and crystals. Natural occurrence. • Rock- A solid and made up of minerals....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2012 for the course GEOL 460:100 taught by Professor Lepre during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '12