Core (Iron) main content.

Core (Iron)

Part of Hall of Planet Earth.


Exhibition Text

The Earth’s core, its densest layer, is made up of iron-nickel alloy. It also contains a small amount of carbon, oxygen, or sulfur.

DENSITY= 7.87 gm/cm(3)

For Educators

Topic: Earth Sciences

Subtopic: Earth Structure

Keywords: Iron, Geology, Earth (Planet)--Core

Audience: General