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Which of these is not a primary component of Earth's mantle?

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How does the mantle affect earth's crust?

Convection currents in the mantle create plate tectonics.

How hot is the earth's mantle?

In the mantle, temperatures range between 500 to 900 °C (932 to 1,652 °F) at the upper boundary with the crust; to over 4,000 °C (7,230 °F) near the boundary with the cor

Is the Earth's mantle liquid?

No. While much of the mantle is hot enough that the rock would melt  if exposed to the surface, the enormous pressure keeps in a state  that is technically considered solid.

Are plates in the Earth's mantle or earth's surface?

Tectonic plates are formed from the lithosphere which is the solid brittle portion of the upper mantle and the crust so tectonic plates are part of both the crust and the uppe

Why is the Earth's mantle so hot?

There are three main sources of heat in the deep earth: (1) heat  from when the planet formed and accreted, which has not yet been  lost; (2) frictional heating, caused by d
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How did scientists discover Earth's mantle?

they drill into the earth but not all the way obviously and the predict that there is a mantel by volcanoes my teacher use to drill into the earth as a scientist but then retu