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What is the inner core made out of?

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What is the inner core made out of?

The Earth:

The Earth is made up of several layers, including the crust, which is the outer surface. Moving inward are the mantle and then the core. Both of these have an inner and outer layer.

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The Earth's inner core is made of metal densely held together. The majority of this is an iron-nickel alloy. It is solid, and it is estimated to be...

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Earth's Internal Layers: Crust, Mantle & Core

from Earth Science 101: Earth Science

Chapter 4 / Lesson 4
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