wlape3 wrote:Sounds like it's bituminous coal at that price. You want to make sure your stove is built to burn bituminous and not anthracite. Depending on the quality of the bit, your house size and insulation, and the elevation you are at 5-6 ton could be plenty or not enough.
I think all the coal mined in our area is bit. Warm Mornings have been the choice for burning coal in this area for a long time. Our house is around 14 years old, well insulated and has good windows. It's about 1,800 square feet.