Simple Lithology

bituminous coal

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definition Coal that has vitrinite mean random reflectance greater than 0.6% and less than 2.0% (determined in conformance with ISO 7404-5), or has a gross calorific value greater than 24 MJ/kg (determined in conformance with ISO 1928). Hard, black, organic rich sedimentary rock; contains less than 91 percent fixed carbon on a dry, mineral-matter-free basis, and greater than 13-14 percent volatiles (dry, ash free). Formed from the compaction or induration of variously altered plant remains similar to those of peaty deposits. more like this
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source Economic commission for Europe, committee on Sustainable Energy- United Nations (ECE-UN), 1998, International Classification of in-Seam Coals: Energy 19, 41 pp; see also; Eberhard Lindner; Chemie für Ingenieure; Lindner Verlag Karlsruhe, S. 258 more like this
broader coal
narrower bituminous coal
in scheme simplelithology
is primary topic of bituminous coal