The Earth's crust is composed of a great variety of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks. It is underlain by the mantle. The upper part of the mantle is composed of peridotite, a rock denser than rocks common in the overlying crust.
An earth crust is the top most layer of the earth. The earth crust is made up of a great variety of igneous (shaped under great heat), metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.
It is the layer of rock that forms earth;s outer surface.