anthracite coal

антрацит

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • anthracite coal — noun a hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat • Syn: ↑anthracite, ↑hard coal • Derivationally related forms: ↑anthracitic (for: ↑anthracite) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anthracite — (Greek Ανθρακίτης, literally a type of coal , from Anthrax [Άνθραξ] , coal) is a hard, compact variety of mineral coal that has a high lustre. It has the highest carbon count and contains the fewest impurities of all coals, despite its lower… …   Wikipedia

  • Coal — Sedimentary Rock Anthracite coal Composition Primary carbon Secondary hydrogen, sulfur …   Wikipedia

  • Anthracite iron — is the substance created by the smelting together of anthracite coal and iron ore.Development of the processResearch into the smelting of iron using anthracite coal began in the 1820s. Initial experiments, most notably by Gueymard and Robin at… …   Wikipedia

  • coal mining — Coal was very important in the economic development of Britain. It was used as fuel in the factories built during the Industrial Revolution and continued to be important until the 1980s. The main coalfields are in north east England, the north… …   Universalium

  • Coal Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — Coal Township, Pennsylvania   Township   Map of Northumberland County, Pe …   Wikipedia

  • Coal breaker — A coal breaking plant, depicted on a postcard in 1907. A coal breaker was a coal processing plant which broke coal into various useful sizes. Coal breakers also removed impurities from the coal (typically slate) and deposited them into a culm… …   Wikipedia

  • Coal Strike of 1902 — The Coal Strike of 1902 was a strike by the United Mine Workers of America in the anthracite coal fields of eastern Pennsylvania. Miners were on strike asking for higher wages, shorter workdays, and the recognition of their union. The strike… …   Wikipedia

  • Coal Region — This article is about coal mining region in northeast Pennsylvania. For coal mining regions in general, see coal mining region. Anthracite Coal fields of Pennsylvania …   Wikipedia

  • coal — coalless, adj. /kohl/, n. 1. a black or dark brown combustible mineral substance consisting of carbonized vegetable matter, used as a fuel. Cf. anthracite, bituminous coal, lignite. 2. a piece of glowing, charred, or burned wood or other… …   Universalium

  • anthracite — anthracitic /an threuh sit ik/, anthracitous /an threuh suy teuhs/, adj. /an threuh suyt /, n. a mineral coal containing little of the volatile hydrocarbons and burning almost without flame; hard coal. Also called anthracite coal. [1810 15; prob …   Universalium

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