“Oil shale can be found in the desert and crafted into gas at a chemistry station.”


Oil Shale is gathered resource that can be used to craft Asphalt and Gas Cans.


Oil Shale cannot be crafted, instead it can only be found from mining in the Desert Biome. Players often have to dig roughly 20 blocks deep before finding this item.

This item can be difficult to find, as it looks similar to sand and dirt, but has a purple hue.


Oil Shale is used in the following recipes:

Image Name Materials Workstation Learned From
Asphalt Asphalt CrushedSand 8x Crushed Sand, RockSmall 17x Small Stone, OilShale 5x Oil Shale Cement Mixer
GasCan Gas Can OilShale 12x Oil Shale Chemistry Station Gas Can Schematic

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