What is a mantle?

Answer The mantle is the layer of the earth between the inner molten core and the outer core or crust of the earth. The earth's mantle is solid and made up of magnesium, iron, silicon, aluminum and oxygen... Read More »

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What is the mantle cavity?

The mantle cavity is part of the body structure of a mollusk, such as a clam or snail, that covers the gills, olfactory organs, kidneys, anus and gonads. It lies outside the animal's visceral mass ... Read More »

What is the average temperature of the mantle?

The Earth’s layers are the outer crust, the mantle, and the inner core. The outer portion of the mantle has temperatures ranging from 2,420 degrees F to 5,400 degrees F. The inner portion of the ... Read More »

What Is Acid Mantle Used For?

The skin is the largest organ of the body and fulfills many life-sustaining functions. Body temperature and anti-bacterial defense are just a couple vital roles the skin plays in keeping the body h... Read More »

What does the mantle of Earth consist of?

Earth's mantle is composed of various types of rocks. The upper mantle (closest to the crust) is composed of peridotite, eclogite, olivine, spinel, garnet, pyroxene, perovskite and oxides. The lowe... Read More »