Simple Lithology

coal / kohle

star this property definition A consolidated organic sedimentary material having less than 75% moisture. This category includes low, medium, and high rank coals according to International Classification of In-Seam Coal (United Nations, 1998), thus including lignite. Sapropelic coal is not distinguished in this category from humic coals. Formed from the compaction or induration of variously altered plant remains similar to those of peaty deposits. more like this
star this property narrower anthracite coal
star this property broader coal
bituminous coal
star this property broader coal
star this property broader coal
star this property source Economic commission for Europe, committee on Sustainable Energy- United Nations (ECE-UN), 1998, International Classification of in-Seam Coals: Energy 19, 41 pp. more like this
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star this property broader organic rich sedimentary rock
star this property narrower coal
star this property in scheme simplelithology
star this property is primary topic of coal& properties=type