Gray, G. Ronald Syncrude Canada, Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
- Geological factors
- Alberta deposits
- Russian deposits
- Venezuela deposits
- United States deposits
- Other major world deposits
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A loose-to-consolidated sandstone or a porous carbonate rock, impregnated with bitumen, a heavy asphaltic crude oil with a viscosity under reservoir conditions greater than 10,000 millipascal seconds (10,000 centipoise); also known as tar sand or bituminous sand. See also: Asphalt and asphaltite
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