Coal Measures


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Coal Measures

[′kōl ‚mezh·ərz]
(geology)
The sequence of rocks typically containing coal of the Upper Carboniferous.
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The research indicated that there is hydraulic connectivity between the Walloon Coal Measures and the Condamine Alluvium but the extent is low.
Statistical analysis of geochemical distribution of major and trace elements of the Maastrichtian coal measures in the Anambra Basin, Nigeria.
The Woori and Tin Hut Creek projects are located in the Juandah Coal Measures and the Taroom, Collingwood, Bottle Tree, Krugers and Bushranger projects are located within the Taroom Coal Measures.
He began calling for clean coal measures and voiced support for carbon sequestration.
The minutes of the Nova Scotia Council for 1734 name Rene and Bernard LeBlanc as the "discoverers" of the Joggins coal measures (Shortt et al.
Further revisions are needed, especially among the families Pterygotidae--which includes the largest recorded arthropods--and Adelophthalmidae, which are common in Coal Measures environments.
Coal was initially mined by excavating small pits, but when the extent of the coal measures became apparent, deeper shafts were constructed, up to 120 feet.
Additionally, at least one well will target a test of the Fort Cooper Coal Measures ("FCCM").
The coal measures in the Crowsnest Pass form the Kootenay Group; they are Lower Cretaceous in age, about 140 million years old.
As a statement this only makes any sense when applied to the relatively soft continuous strata of the coal measures, where given half a chance the floor really will rise up and meet the roof, but this was not a problem in ancient hard rock mines.
The coal measures are expected to be intersected within the Triassic sequence, which we believe we are now in, between about 268 meters to 368 meters, and it is planned that these will be tested when the conventional Hunt #3 Rig is moved over the hole next week to commence drilling ahead to the total depth.
Gingin-1, located close to the edge of the target structure, tested gas from four zones in the Jurassic age, Cattamarra Coal Measures at a total, aggregated maximum flow rate of 16 mmcf/d with minor amounts of associated condensate.