Definition: Anthracite coal

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Anthracite coal

A hard, brittle, and black lustrous coal, often referred to as hard coal; contains 86-97% carbon, and generally has a heating value slightly higher than bituminous coal; typically has a heat content of 15 million Btu per ton or less.[1]

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