bituminous coal


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bituminous coal:

see coalcoal,
fuel substance of plant origin, largely or almost entirely composed of carbon with varying amounts of mineral matter. Types

There is a complete series of carbonaceous fuels, which differ from each other in the relative amounts of moisture, volatile matter,
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bituminous coal

[bī′tü·mə·nəs ′kōl]
(geology)
A dark brown to black coal that is high in carbonaceous matter and has 15-50% volatile matter. Also known as soft coal.

bituminous coal

a soft black coal, rich in volatile hydrocarbons, that burns with a smoky yellow flame. Fixed carbon content: 46--86 per cent; calorific value: 1.93 × 107 -- 3.63 × 107 J/kg
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