brown lignite

brown lignite

[¦brau̇n ′lig‚nīt]
(geology)
A type of lignite with a fixed carbon content ranging from 30 to 55% and total carbon from 65 to 73.6; contains 6300 Btu per pound (14.65 megajoules per kilogram). Also known as lignite B.
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As Pontes was built between 1976 and 1979 to burn brown lignite from a local mine, owned by ENDESA.
The mining of brown lignite will continue until December 31, 2007 when it will stop being used as fuel.