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Crust (Granite)

Crust (Granite)

  • Exhibition Text

    • Granite, an igneous rock composed mainly of the minerals quartz and feldspar, makes up most of the upper crust. 

      DENSITY= 2.58 gm/cm3

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Earth Structure

      Keywords: Geology, Earth (Planet)--Crust, Granite

      Audience: General

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