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What is the formula of kerosene?

  1. Oct 23, 2009 #1
    What is the chemical formula of Kerosene?
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  3. Oct 23, 2009 #2


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    There is no simple formula - it is a mix of hydrocarbons, typically lighter than diesel fuel. It is distilled from petroleum, but was once produced primarily from coal and shale.
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