Let’s go jet mining…

Crude oil dripping from The Mulgrave Shale Member in a Whitby Jet mine.

In periods of high demand, it will always be necessary to mine for Whitby jet. This causes us problems however, as jet mining is illegal in the Whitby area. Why I hear you ask? Well, Whitby jet occurs as individual planks in the host rock over approximately an eight-mile coastal outcrop. This land is privately… Continue reading Let’s go jet mining…