Coke from Oaks Colliery

YKSMM: 1997.1322
Manufacturer
Unknown
Subject
The Oaks Disaster 1866
Material
Coke

This specimen of coke was found and recovered during the aftermath of the Oaks colliery disaster in 1866.

Coke is formed when coal is heated in the absence of air. The environment underground after the disaster meant in places, coal was turned into coke.

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