What Type of Fossil Is a Brachiopod Cast?

Answer A brachiopod is a marine soft-bodied mammal that builds a hard shell and as an adult generally attaches itself to the sea bottom with a stalk. Often confused with clams, they are distinguished in a... Read More »

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What Type of Resource Are Fossil Fuels?

Jefferson W. Tester, in his book "Sustainable Energy," defines a fossil fuel as a "substance that releases energy by a chemical reaction." More specifically, fossil fuels are hydrocarbons --- combi... Read More »

What type of energy are fossil fuels?

Fossil fuels are a nonrenewable source of energy because they cannot be easily replenished. Fossil fuels include oil, natural gas, coal and propane, and are formed from decaying plant and animal ma... Read More »

What Determines the Type of Fossil That is Formed?

A fossil is defined as any trace of past life. This includes not only the physical remains of past life, but also any imprints left behind on rocks or in mud. The chance of any living organism le... Read More »

In what type of rocks are fossil fuels found?

Fossil fuels, such as coal and oil, are most often found in sedimentary rocks. Fossil fuels can be found buried beneath the earth's surface in layers and layers of sedimentary rocks.References:Ener... Read More »