coal petrology

coal petrology

[′kōl pə′träl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The science that deals with the origin, history, occurrence, structure, chemical composition, and classification of coal.
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The longtime expert in coal froth flotation, fine particle processing, coal petrology coal handling and blending, and more will lead a morning session beginning at 8 a.
Interrelationship of coal grinding properties and coal petrology.
Studies of the relationship between coal petrology and grinding properties.
Among the topics are coal formation, coal petrology, resources and reserves, sampling and analysis, underground coal gasification, cleaning coarse and small and fine and ultrafine coal, solid-liquid separation technologies, coal preparation plant design worldwide and case studies illustrating economic impact, supply chain management for bulk materials in the coal industry, and transportation by rail and sea in the coal industry.
Key words: Arctic Canada, Axel Heiberg Island, Thule culture, coal artifacts, coal petrology, archaeology
The nomenclature for the description of the organic components is that of the International Committee for Coal Petrology (ICCP, 1963, 1971, 1995).
Volume 1 contains 19 chapters addressing coal formation, coal-mining techniques, and spontaneous combustion and coal petrology, for example, and a mix of technical issues and policy and environmental concerns.