Anthracite Coal Specs and More

Anthracite Coal Specs and More

PostBy: fifthg On: Thu. Dec. 19, 2013 9:43 am

from old '56 mining manual
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Re: Anthracite Coal Specs and More

PostBy: Carbon12 On: Thu. Dec. 19, 2013 9:55 am

Cool! Thanks for posting!
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Re: Anthracite Coal Specs and More

PostBy: SMITTY On: Thu. Dec. 19, 2013 9:59 am

WOW - those BTU levels are up there! Basically that tells me that our current anthracite is equivalent to 1950's sub-bit. :shock:
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Re: Anthracite Coal Specs and More

PostBy: Berlin On: Thu. Dec. 19, 2013 3:31 pm

SMITTY wrote:WOW - those BTU levels are up there! Basically that tells me that our current anthracite is equivalent to 1950's sub-bit. :shock:


That's the "ash-free" analysis. not the "as-received" analysis; look at the heading. As received is more like 11,500-13,000 /lb for anthracite.
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