Specification Point 4.7:
Know that crude oil is a mixture of Hydrocarbons
Crude oil: A mixture of hydrocarbons.
- Thick, sticky, black liquid that is found under porous rock (under the ground and under the sea).
Crude oil under the sea
If any fraction from crude oil is burned, then carbon dioxide and water is produced – this shows that crude oil is a complex mixture of hydrocarbons:
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