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oil shale

oil shale Dark grey or black shale containing organic substances that yield liquid hydrocarbons on distillation, but that do not contain free petroleum.

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oil shale

oil shale Dark grey or black shale, containing organic substances that yield liquid hydrocarbons on distillation, but do not contain free petroleum.

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"oil shale." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved August 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/oil-shale-0