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  1. Oceanic crust

    Oceanic crust is the part of Earth's lithosphere that surfaces in the ocean basins. Oceanic crust is primarily composed of mafic rocks, or sima, which is rich in iron and magnesium. It is thinner than continental crust, or sial, generally less than 10 kilometers thick, however it is denser, having a mean density of about 2.9 grams per cubic centimeter as opposed to Continental which has a density of about 2.7 grams per cubic centimeter.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oceanic crust in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oceanic crust in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Natsue Abe:

    The second aim is we want to investigate the boundary between the oceanic crust and the mantle, the third one is we want to know how the oceanic crust formed.

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  • समुद्री क्रस्टHindi

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