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Coal

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Coal is a fossil fuel formed when dead plant matter is converted into peat, which in turn once buried is converted into coal.


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Properties of CoalHide

Uses of CoalHide

The primary use for coal is as a fuel to produce electricity and heat.

Coking coal, or metallurgical coal, is used in the manufacturing of steel and other iron products. This type of coal needs to be low in ash, sulfur and phosphorus to prevent contamination of the metal.

Other Commodities associated with Coal *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Coal)
Uranium256,1360.41% of all Uranium deposits have Coal.10.42% of all Coal deposits have Uranium.
Molybdenum238922.58% of all Molybdenum deposits have Coal.9.58% of all Coal deposits have Molybdenum.
Gold519,5850.03% of all Gold deposits have Coal.2.08% of all Coal deposits have Gold.
Sand and Gravel51204.17% of all Sand and Gravel deposits have Coal.2.08% of all Coal deposits have Sand and Gravel.
Clay42,5620.16% of all Clay deposits have Coal.1.67% of all Coal deposits have Clay.
Copper37,5200.04% of all Copper deposits have Coal.1.25% of all Coal deposits have Copper.
Silver38,5800.03% of all Silver deposits have Coal.1.25% of all Coal deposits have Silver.
Zinc23,6030.06% of all Zinc deposits have Coal.0.83% of all Coal deposits have Zinc.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Environmental ConcernsHide

The use of coal as an energy source is known to be a major factor in increased carbon dioxide levels worldwide and its subsequent impact on global climate.

Companies producing CoalHide

Click on name for company details. (Number is operations listed on mindat.org)

Deposits of CoalHide

This map shows a selection of deposits that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates.
Afghanistan
 
  • Parvan Province (Parwan Province)
    • Ghorband District
  • Takhar Province (Tahar Province)
    • Chal District
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Arrawatta Co.
      • Ashford
    • Buller Co.
      • Urbenville
    • Nandewar Co.
      • Narrabri
    • Pottinger Co.
      • Gunnedah
  • Queensland
    • Isaac Region
Vale SA
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Leigh Creek
  • Tasmania
    • Break O'Day municipality
      • St Marys
    • Huon Valley municipality
      • Catamaran
      • Huon-Channel region
        • Cygnet district
  • Victoria
    • Moorabool Shire
      • Lal Lal
  • Western Australia
    • Collie Shire
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Industrieviertel
      • Grünbach am Schneeberg
        • Coal mines
Canada
 
  • Alberta
    • Bankhead
    • East Coulee
  • British Columbia
    • Fort Steele Mining Division
      • East Kootenay
        • Elk Valley area
          • Fernie
            • Sparwood
Teck Resources Limited
    • Similkameen Mining Division
      • Princeton
  • Nova Scotia
    • Cape Breton Co.
      • Sydney coalfield
          • #26 Colliery
        • Point Aconi
    • Cumberland Co.
      • Springhill
    • Pictou Co.
      • Westville
China
 
  • Guizhou Province
    • Anshun Prefecture
      • Puding Co.
  • Hunan Province
    • Hengyang Prefecture
      • Changning Co.
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Wuhai League (Wuhai Prefecture)
      • Haibowan District
  • Sichuan Province
    • Dazhou Prefecture
      • Wanyuan Co.
Colombia
 
  • La Guajira Department
    • Mun. de Barrancas
Cerrejón
Czech Republic
 
  • Hradec Králové Region
    • Trutnov (Trautenau)
      • Radvanice
  • Moravia-Silesia Region
    • Ostrava
      • Vítkovice (Witkowitz)
  • Ústí Region
    • Bílina (Bilin)
Denmark
 
  • Faroe Islands
    • Suðuroy Island
      • Hvalba
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Loire
      • Langeac
        • Barlet
    • Isère
      • La Mure
Germany
 
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Ruhr Coal Mining area
      • Herne
  • Saxony
    • Zwickau
Hungary
 
  • Baranya Co.
    • Mecsek Mts
      • Komló
      • Pécs
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
    • Bükk Mts
Matrai Eromu
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Gyöngyös
        • Visonta
Matrai Eromu
Malaysia
 
  • Sarawak
Mongolia
 
Mozambique
 
  • Tete Province
    • Moatize
Vale SA
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region
      • Ruapehu District
    • Waikato Region
      • Waikato District
        • Huntly
  • South Island
    • Canterbury Region
      • Ashburton District
        • Mount Somers
      • Selwyn District
        • Coalgate
    • Nelson Region
    • Otago Region
      • Clutha District
        • Kaitangata
      • Dunedin City
        • Saddle Hill
      • Waitaki District
        • Palmerston
    • Southland Region
      • Southland District
        • Ohai
    • West Coast Region
      • Grey District
        • Greymouth
Norway
 
  • Svalbard
    • Spitsbergen
Poland
 
  • Upper Silesia (Śląskie)
    • Rybnik District
      • Rybnik
Portugal
 
  • Santarém District
  • Viseu District
    • Vila Nova de Paiva
      • Queiriga
Russia
 
  • Central Region
    • Tul’skaya Oblast’
      • Venevskiy district
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • Rostov Oblast'
      • Shakhty
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Chelyabinsk coal basin
          • Kopeisk
            • Coal mine No. 204
            • Coal Mine No. 42
            • Coal mine No. 44
            • Coal mine No. 45
            • Coal Mine No. 47
            • Coal Mine No. 50
          • Korkino
  • Western-Siberian Region
    • Kemerovskaya Oblast'
      • Mezhdurechensk
Slovakia
 
  • Trenčín Region
    • Prievidza Co.
      • Nováky
South Korea
 
  • Chungcheongnam-do (Ch'ungch'ong-namdo; Chungcheongnamdo)
    • Cheunan district
UK
 
  • Wales
    • Neath-Port Talbot
      • Onllwyn
Ukraine
 
  • Donetsk (Donets'k) Oblast'
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Fairhaven District
  • Arizona
    • Navajo Co.
      • Black Mesa
  • California
    • Contra Costa Co.
      • Nortonville
    • Fresno Co.
      • Coalinga
  • Colorado
    • Boulder Co.
      • Boulder-Weld Coal Field
    • Delta Co.
      • Delta Area
    • Dolores Co.
      • Lone Cone District (Dunton District)
    • Huerfano Co.
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Foothill District
    • Pitkin Co.
    • San Miguel Co.
      • Lower San Miguel District
    • Weld Co.
  • Georgia
    • Dade Co.
  • Idaho
    • Boise Co.
      • Horseshoe Bend District
    • Bonneville Co.
      • Mount Pisgah District
      • Pine Creek District
      • Willow Creek - Caribou District
  • Illinois
    • Fulton Co.
      • Canton
  • Indiana
    • Clay Co.
    • Vigo Co.
    • Warren Co.
      • West Lebanon
  • Iowa
    • Keokuk Co.
      • Ollie
    • Mahaska Co.
    • Marion Co.
      • Bussey area
  • Kansas
    • Labette Co.
    • Linn Co.
  • Kentucky
    • Edmonson Co.
    • Floyd Co.
  • Massachusetts
    • Bristol Co.
      • Mansfield
    • Worcester Co.
      • Worcester
  • Michigan
    • Bay Co.
    • Huron Co.
    • Lenawee Co.
  • Missouri
    • Lewis Co.
    • Morgan Co.
  • Montana
    • Beaverhead Co.
      • Blacktail Range Area
    • Big Horn Co.
Westmoreland Coal Company
    • Lewis and Clark Co.
      • Wolf Creek District
  • Nevada
    • Elko Co.
      • Coal Mine District
    • Lyon Co.
      • Eldorado District
      • Washington District
  • New Mexico
    • San Juan Co.
      • Chimney Rock
  • Ohio
    • Lawrence Co.
      • Rome
        • Paddy Creek
    • Perry Co.
      • Congo
    • Stark Co.
      • Paris
  • Oklahoma
    • Tulsa Co.
      • Tulsa
  • Oregon
    • Clackamas Co.
    • Coos Co.
    • Jackson Co.
      • Ashland District
  • Pennsylvania
    • Carbon Co.
      • Lansford
        • Nesquehoning
    • Indiana Co.
      • Dixonville
    • Lackawanna Co.
    • Schuylkill Co.
      • New Castle Township
        • Wadesville
  • Rhode Island
    • Newport Co.
      • Portsmouth
    • Providence Co.
      • Cranston
      • East Providence
        • Phillipsdale
  • Utah
    • Emery Co.
      • Castle Valley Area
  • Virginia
    • Henrico Co.
    • Wise Co.
  • Washington
    • King Co.
      • Black Diamond
      • Issaquah
  • West Virginia
    • Grant Co.
    • Marion Co.
      • Monongah
  • Wyoming
    • Niobrara Co.
Uzbekistan
 
  • Surxondaryo Viloyati
  • Tashkent Viloyati (Toshkent)
    • Angren
Uzbekugol
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