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Many chain lubes use a fairly heavy oil in a evaporating carrier so the weight of the oil is quite heavy once the solvent evaporates. Others are "Dry" lubes with wax or Teflon in a evaporating carrier.
Chain lube weights and characteristics are proprietary usually, and vary widely, so no telling what you have.
I would favor getting some sewing machine oil or 3 in 1 MOTOR oil, the stuff in the blue can. Regular 3 in 1 gums up as it contains a vegetable oil.
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