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What is SIAL and SIMA?

Asked by Topperlearning User 23rd April 2015, 1:07 PM
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SIAL is the layer which forms the continents. It is made up of Silica (Si) and Aluminium (Al).

SIMA is the layer which makes up the ocean floor. It is called so because it is made up of Silica (Si) and Magnesium (Mg).

Answered by Expert 23rd April 2015, 3:07 PM
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