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Oil Sands

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Definition

A type of unconventional petroleum deposit. The sands contain naturally occurring mixtures of sand, clay, water, and a dense and extremely viscous form of petroleum technically referred to as bitumen.

Also known as

Tar Sands and/or Bituminous Sands


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