Corn oil and white vinegar are homogeneous mixtures, but when mixed together in making salad dressing, they form a heterogeneous mixture. In this resulting mixture, both components can be seen — vinegar as the bottom lay... More »

Pure air is a homogeneous mixture made primarily of nitrogen and oxygen. Its elements are not readily separated or distinguished from one another. The composition of air is not uniform and may be influenced by environmen... More »

Heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures are identified by the level at which the mixtures blend together. Visible indications of different components within a mixture denote a heterogeneous mixture, while a uniform, singl... More »

Common examples of homogeneous mixtures include sugar and salt solutions, vinegar, tap water, metal alloys, perfumes, beverages and air. Homogeneous mixtures are commonly referred to as solutions, which can occur in diff... More » Science Chemistry

Beach sand, air with clouds, oil and vinegar, granite and pizza are five examples of heterogeneous mixtures. This is because they all have components that stay separated when put together. More » Science Chemistry Solutions & Mixtures

The terms homogeneous and heterogeneous refer to mixtures. A mixture is a combination of two or more substances that have not undergone a chemical reaction. Pure nitrogen is not a mixture, therefore is neither homogeneou... More »

Although some artificially produced sands may have small enough grains to appear homogeneous, beach sands are heterogeneous mixtures, according to Elmhurst College. Heterogeneous mixtures are composed of particles which ... More »