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coal

Edited by John Daintith

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199204632
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726569
coal

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A brown or black carbonaceous deposit derived from the accumulation and alteration of ancient vegetation, which originated largely in swamps

Reference Entry.  293 words. 

Subjects: Chemistry

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