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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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In the eastern Ordos basin, greater total thickness, multi-beds, and stable distribution of coal seams developed in the Upper Paleozoic coal measure strata; at the same time, some dark mud shale and tight sandstone interceded with these coal seams.
The cell is capable of carrying out high confining pressure tests, making it suitable to simulate a high in situ stress environment in coal measure rocks.
Coal measure rocks are groups of sandstones and shales that usually contain coal seams.
According to the software developer, Coal Measure caters to both the geological and mining elements of a project.
He developed an interest in fossil fish found in local coal measures.
The lasting significance of Dawson's paleobotanical work is emphasized by many recent papers concerning the Pennsylvanian coal measures of Atlantic Canada, which have either directly built on research topics that Dawson initiated, or have confirmed hypotheses that Dawson framed.
His establishing of this regional pattern, and his coining of stratigraphic names including Wianamatta, Hawkesbury, and Coal Measures that are still in use today, are shown on his map of Portion of the Eastern Coalfield (Fig.
is expanding mining activities into two new locations in the anthracite coal measures of northeastern Pennsylvania.
5-metre strata diagram illustrating the location of coal measures on the Northumberland coast.
The PECR5 concessions called Area 6 and Area 7 (which Philsaga bid for and won) contain welldefined coal measures immediately to the east of the CoO gold mining and milling operations in Agusan del Sur province in Mindanao, Davis said.
Around 300 million years ago, movement from deep underground caused the area to bulge upwards, and subsequent erosion wore away the coal measures to reveal the underlying gritstone and limestone.