Results for: Mantling

In Geology

What is the mantle composed of?

It is composed of very hot rock that is "plastic" (slowly moving  and deforming). It is not as liquid as the outer core, or the magma  that separates the crust from the mant (MORE)

What does the mantle do for the mollusks?

The mantle of the mollusk helps it protect its delecate skull and  grows and shrinks when detectiong danger. The mantle also grows  when sexually urged by female mollusks an (MORE)

What is the function of the mantle?

  Beside comprising the majority of the mass of the Earth, the mantle acts as a conduit of heat from the interior of the planet to the surface, and is part of the rock rec (MORE)
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How big is the mantle?

the mantle is about 2900km thick and like also the largest layer of the earths layers. its texture is kidna like a putty like. it is very lose and thick such as putty
In Geology

How was the mantle formed?

The mantle is one of the three layers of the Earth. It was formed  through the semi-solidification of hot, dense molten material deep  within the Earth.

What does a mantle mean?

 loose sleeveless cloak or shawl   covering   fragile mesh cover around a gas jet, kerosene wick, etc., to  give incandescent light when heated   bird's back  (MORE)