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what is the temperature of the earth's mantle?
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User: what is the temperature of the earth's mantle?

Weegy: internal temperature of the Earth's mantle to be measured at a much deeper level
[www.sciencedaily.com/articles/m/mantle_plume.htm]

User: what is the mantle made of?

Weegy: mantle is made up of rocks with higher portion of iron and magnesium. Compared to the earth's crust it has smaller portion of silicon and aluminium. the type of rocks that made up the mantle are mostly olivine, pyroxenes, spinel, garnet, peridotite, [ dunite and eclogite.
http:// /question/?qid=20061205175700AAkO0Oj ]

User: what is the mantle layer made from?

Weegy: The main shell is called the mantle, a layer made up of solid rock which extends
[www.brightsurf.com/news/headlines/29203/Atoms_under_the_mantle.html]

User: what is the crust layer made from?

Weegy: The crust is the surface layer and thinnest layer of the Earth and is divided
[wwwf.countryday.net/facstf/ms/schniebec/Layers%20of%20Earth/Layers%20INFO%20Page.htm]

User: so what is it made from?

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The mantle is about 1,700 miles (2,750 km) thick. The mantle gets warmer with depth; the top of the mantle is about 1,600° F (870° C); towards the bottom of the mantle, the temperature is about 4,000-6,700° F (2,200-3,700° C).
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The crust is mainly made out of granite and light weight materials.
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