Oceanic/ Continental crust

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What is the thickness of the Oceanic crust?
5km-10km
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What is the age of the Continental crust?
Over 1500 million years.
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What is the density of the Continental crust?
2.6/cm3
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What is the composition of the Oceanic crust?
Mainly basalt; silicon, magnesium and oxygen.
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What is the age of the oceanic crust?
Less than 200 million years.
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What is the compostion of the coninental crust?
Mainly granite; silicon, aluminium and oxygen.
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What is the thickness of the coninental crust?
30-70km
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What is the density of the oceanic plate?
3.0g/cm3
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