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Difference between Oceanic and Continental Crust

The oceanic crust is composed of dark, iron-rich rock similar to basalt. It is high in silica and magnesium, that is why called SIMA. It is often distinguished from the mantle by having more silica. This implies that Oceanic crust is more basaltic. Since Magnesium is denoted by Mg and Iron is denoted by Fe, […]


Difference Between Deer And Antelopes

Taxonomically, both deer and antelopes belong to same order called Artiodactyla or Even-toed ungulates. In the even-toed animals, the weight of the body of the animal is borne by 3rd and 4th toe of the forefeet. Most of the four-footed animals belong to this order. Common examples are cows, goats, sheets, Buffaloes, Pigs, Camels, deers, […]

What is Difference between Paramilitary Forces and Central Armed Police Forces?

Indian armed forces consist of three services viz. Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force. The President of India is the Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces {as per article 53(2)}. With around 13 Lakh active personnel, India has world’s third largest military force. The armed forces are supported by three paramilitary forces viz. […]

Difference Between Peat, Lignite, Bituminous and Anthracite

Coal is primarily made of Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Sulphur and varying quantities of aluminium, zirconium and many other minerals. In terms of increasing carbon content, hardness, heat content and decreasing moisture coal is of three types viz. Lignite, Bituminous and Anthracite. Further, Peat, first step in formation of coal. Peat is not coal nut […]

Difference between White Cement and Ordinary Portland Cement

White Portland cement is made from raw materials containing little or no iron or manganese, the substances that give conventional cement its gray color. So the secret of the White cement is raw material. Apart from that only whitest chalk is used together with light colored sand in production of white cement. White cement production […]