Subject: Is petroleum classified as organic or inorganic?
Date: Wed Aug 29 19:58:15 2001
Posted by Marla
Grade level: 4-6
School: Haverhill Elementary
City: Ft. Wayn State/Province: IN
Area of science: Chemistry
We understand that petroleum is formed from sea animals. Our research seems to
indicate chemical changes (?) in the sedimentation process and petroleum is
usually listed as a mineral resource. So we are unsure of the correct
classification. Thanks for your help!
Re: Is petroleum classified as organic or inorganic?
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