Coal is not considered a mineral because it does not have a solid, uniform crystal structure, meaning it doesn't fit the primary definition of a mineral. Coal is primarily made of ...
Capturing and compressing CO2 may increase the fuel needs of a coal-fired
CCS plant by 25–40%. ... Deep ocean storage is no longer considered feasible
because it greatly ..... Mineral storage ...
A mineral is a naturally occuring, homogeneous, solid with a crystalline atomic ...
however both diamonds and graphite are considered minerals, and both are ...
Coal is not a mineral, because it can not be expressed as a chemical formula, ...
Oct 11, 2006 ... A Coal is a manufactured product B Coal is NOT inorganic C Coal can exist in
liquid form D Coal doesn't have a definite chemical composition.
Coal is carbon based organic material. Mineral definition requires that material
be inorganic with a defined chemical composition and repeating crystalline ...
Dec 1, 2003 ... Re: If coal is not a mineral because it is organic, why is diamond a ... In earth
materials, it is the "mineraloids," things that look and behave like ...
Coal is made of decomposed plants, which are organic. How do ... as an organic
sedimentary rock, and yes, rocks are supposed to be made of minerals and
minerals can't be organic. ... And anyway, if coal is not a rock, what should we call
All great answers. From a legal perspective, it is often classified separately (in
Indonesia we have the Department of Coal and Minerals) because it is an en...
To be considered a mineral it must have been formed by natural geologic
processes. ... This classifies it as an organic compound and so is not a mineral.
Coal on the other hand also comes from plants (organic) and is generally
considered a ...
A natural snowflake would be considered to be a mineral because it forms
naturally ... So, ice is a mineral when it forms naturally but it is not a mineral when
... Biggest Misconception: Lots of people think that diamonds form from coal. Not