Types of Crust: Oceanic

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Thickness of lithosphere
Around 5km under MOR thickening to 200km away from ridge
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Density (g/cm³)
2.9
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Age
0-200 Ma
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Average Composition
Lithospheric mantle capped by basaltic oceanic crust with layer of sediments on top
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Examples
Pacific, Cocos and Nazca
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2.9

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Density (g/cm³)

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0-200 Ma

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Lithospheric mantle capped by basaltic oceanic crust with layer of sediments on top

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Card 5

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Pacific, Cocos and Nazca

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