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Mantle

Mantle (Peridotite)

  • Exhibition Text

    • Peridotite, a rock made up primarily of the minerals olivine and pyroxene, is the chief constituent of the Earth’s upper mantle. The mantle comprises almost 80 percent of the planet by volume.

      DENSITY= 3.13 gm/cm(3)

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Sciences

      Subtopic: Earth Structure

      Keywords: Earth (Planet)--Mantle, Geology, Peridotite

      Audience: General

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