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Bituminous-coal

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About Bituminous-coalHide

Colour:
Black
A coal with between 75-90% carbon content dry ash free and between 14-46% volatiles.

A "soft" coal, often containing substantial admixed sulfur.
It is of higher quality than lignite coal but of poorer quality than anthracite. The colour ranges from black to dark brown.


Classification of Bituminous-coalHide

Sub-divisions of Bituminous-coalHide

Physical Properties of Bituminous-coalHide

Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Black
Streak:
Black
Cleavage:
None Observed

Synonyms of Bituminous-coalHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Gypsum2 photos of Bituminous-coal associated with Gypsum on mindat.org.
Lignite2 photos of Bituminous-coal associated with Lignite on mindat.org.
Baryte1 photo of Bituminous-coal associated with Baryte on mindat.org.

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