Mantle

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Part of the Earth composed mainly of solid silicate rock that entends from the base of the crust to the core-mantle boundary at approximately 2900 km (-1802 mi) in depth.[1]

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  1. Peters, Kenneth E., David J. Curry, and Marek Kacewicz, 2012, An overview of basin and petroleum system modeling: Definitions and concepts, in Peters, Kenneth E., David J. Curry, and Marek Kacewicz, eds., Basin modeling: New horizons in research and applications: AAPG Hedberg Series no. 4, p. 1-16.