III. Coal Rank

January 2005
World Coal Report;2005, Vol. 1, p20
Market Research Report
Discusses the different types or ranks of coal. Standard ranks of coal; Information on primary coal or steam coal, secondary coal, coke and metallurgical coal; Properties of anthracite, bituminous coal, sub-bituminous coal and lignite; Heat content of coal; Uses of coal.


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