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coal measures

pl.n. Geology
1. Coal Measures A stratigraphic unit equivalent to the Pennsylvanian or Upper Carboniferous Periods.
2. Strata of the Carboniferous Period usually containing coal deposits.

Coal Measures

pl n
(Geological Science) a series of coal-bearing rocks formed in the upper Carboniferous period; the uppermost series of the Carboniferous system

coal′ meas`ures


n.pl.
1. coal-bearing strata.
2. (caps.) a portion of the Carboniferous System characterized by widespread coal deposits.
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In Chinese coal measure strata, because the coal seam, dark mud shale, and tight sandstone interbedded deposit, the geological phenomenon which several kinds of coal measures gasses jointly preserve is relatively prevalent.
The second permeability testing apparatus used in this study, was a high pressure triaxial cell, initially built for determining the relative permeability of coal measure rocks under two-phase flow conditions (Indraratna and Haque, 1999; Jasinge et al.
17) The surface of the displaced material was formed by boulders but there were no coal measure rocks among them, again suggesting that the mine itself was not involved in the slide.
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The Rangal Coal Measure seams mined nearby are currently being transported by rail to the ports of Gladstone and Mackay and being exported as premium coking and thermal coal.
During MINExpo last September, Micromine introduced Coal Measure, a "dynamic and integrated software solution," according to the company for coal data management and coal data processing with 3-D seam modeling, resource categorization, resource reporting, pit optimization, pit design and scheduling.
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You are as well aware as I am of the extreme difficulty of following out any particular bed in the Australian coal measures in consequence of the great variableness of their condition, a remark which applies so generally to all members of the carboniferous (now dated as Permian) formation in N.