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The formation of oil shale

Year Level(s) Years 11-12
Subject Area(s) Science SOSE Earth & Environmental Science
Topic(s) Energy Environment Mining Liquid Fuels
Resource Type Fact Sheet
Publish Date 3rd May 2011

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Oil shale is quite common, found in most countries in the world. Like gold deposits, there are small amounts everywhere but most are not worthwhile for mining. Queensland has most of Australia’s commercially viable oil shale (80-90%). Find out more about oil shale in this fact sheet.

Australian Curriculum Content Statements

Science: ACSSU116 (7); ACSSU153 (8); ACSES071 (11/12); ACSES072(11/12); ACSES074 (11/12)

The formation of oil shale

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