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How do we define tar sands?

Oil sands, tar sands, crude bitumen, or more technically bituminous sands, are a type of unconventional heavy oil2. Source: Suncor Energy Inc. Available at: https://sites.google.com/site/noaaoilsandsproject/bitumen Tar sands are a mixture of clay, silicates, water, crude oil and other hydrocarbons of various compositions, which are usually a precursor of crude oil. The most important…
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