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A soft, brownish-black coal in which the alteration of vegetable matter has proceeded further than in peat but not as far as in bituminous coal. Also called brown coal.

lig·nit′ic (-nĭt′ĭk) adj.
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The lignitic coal derived HA and the prospective utilization in Pakistan agriculture and industry.
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In the Gormaget ravine area alluvial deposits are found in a statigraphical sequence made up of red conglomerates with grey marlstones intercalations that contain lenticular lignitic sediments (Santisteban et al.
PK), a United States coal technology company, has expanded into Indonesia where it will use its patented coal drying technologies to process Low Rank Lignitic Coal into high value, custom formulated briquettes to be sold for power generation throughout Asia.
In the deepest sections where the palaeovalley is juxtaposed against basement, the sediments are mostly reduced, and locally carbonaceous, lignitic and pyritic.
The sample of dark gray lignitic clay and limestone contained pollen from 17 different flowering plants, representing the earliest report of land vegetation to date.
Sharif M, Khattak RA, Sarir MS (2002) Effect of different levels of lignitic coal derived humic acid on growth of maize plants.