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The molten material mixed with gases in the mantle of the earth is called as____.



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A

core

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B

lava

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C

geyser

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D

magma


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The correct option is D

magma


Magma is a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the earth. Magma is that molten material mixed with gases in the mantle of the earth. Besides molten rock, magma also contains suspended crystals, dissolved gases and sometimes gas bubbles. Magma often collects in magma chambers, that may feed a volcano.

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