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coal

Nick Jelley

in A Dictionary of Energy Science


Published online January 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191826276

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A carbon-rich solid formed from the remains of vegetable matter. The remains first formed peat, which was then buried and transformed into coal through the effect of moderate heat (~100...

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Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology ; Fossil Fuel Technologies ; Energy Economics

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