What Is the Mantle Made up of?

Answer

The earths mantle is made up of iron and magnesium silicates. These substances are under great pressure and heat, which causes them to be molten. This molten state of these materials is often seen when a volcano erupts. You can find more information here: http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/interior/
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