anthracite coal


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Noun1.anthracite coal - a hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat
coal - fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
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Its vivid yellows fairly screamed aloud; its whites were as eider down; its blacks glossy as the finest anthracite coal, and its coat long and shaggy as a mountain goat.
Such is the Burning Mountain, on Powder River, abounding with anthracite coal. Here the earth is hot and cracked; in many places emitting smoke and sulphurous vapors, as if covering concealed fires.
* The newspapers, in 1902 of that era, credited the president of the Anthracite Coal Trust, George F.
In the centre of the carriage there is usually a stove, fed with charcoal or anthracite coal; which is for the most part red-hot.
The anthracite coal I use is produced here in Wales by Celtic Energy, a firm owned by Dai Walters, whom I believe also owns Ffos Las racecourse.
Aberpergwm produces mostly premium-quality anthracite coal which is supplied to the Corus steel works at Port Talbot and Aberthaw power station.