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What makes up earths crust?

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Asked by ibhanan, 19 Feb '13 10:45 pm
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Earth's crust, called the lithosphere, is made of 46.6 % oxygen, 27.7% silicon, 8.1% aluminum, 5.0% iron, 3.6% calcium, 2.8% sodium, 2.6% potassium, 2.0% magnesium, and other elements that are equal to 1.6%
Answered by Quest, 20 Feb '13 09:36 am

 
  
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##Oxygen, silicon, aluminium, iron, calcium, sodium, potassium, and magnesium are the major components of the Earth's crust, in order from most abundant to least. Oxygen has 46.55% abundance and silicon has 27.77% abundance, while various other elements not mentioned make up 1.6%.
Answered by iqbal seth, 20 Feb '13 04:21 am

 
  
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