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Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams. .... which predate land plants — this coal is...

Coal beds originated in what depositional environment - Answers.com

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Coal begins as dead plant material (trees, ferns, leaves-- typically) which fall into oxygen depleted waters in low energy swamp or swamp-like setting.

Where does coal come from? | MNN - Mother Nature Network

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Aug 4, 2009 ... While Appalachia's mountainous mines tap into some of the country's oldest, largest and most iconic coal beds, American coal didn't all form at ...

Stratigraphy, Depositional Environments and Coalbed Methane ...

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Previous studies of the development of Pennsylvanian coal beds in the mid- continent ... The origin of underclay beneath many of the coals is a subject of debate, ...

How Did We Get All This Coal? | Answers in Genesis

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Apr 1, 2014 ... In many cases, the coalfields are not just one bed but multiple coal beds stacked between other fossil-bearing sedimentary rock layers. Where ...

ch_2 practice test

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a. detrital sedimentary rocks. b. varieties of dolostone. c. varieties of coal and peat. d. evaporites; chemical, sedimentary rocks. 30. Coal beds originate in ______ ...

Coal

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Although coal formation began in the Devonian, the great coal beds found in Australia, the eastern United States and England were formed during the ...

COAL - Amethyst Galleries' Mineral Gallery

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Coal is a sedimentary rock of biochemical origin. ... The key to large productive coal beds or seams seems to be long periods of time of organic accumulation ...

Chapter VI. Stratigraphy of the Coal Measures

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ditliculty to detect the fact that workable coal beds operated only·a short distance ..... careful measurement of the yarious members, must origin- ally haye been ...

Coal formation - CreationWiki, the encyclopedia of creation science

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Jan 21, 2011 ... Coal formation is a very controversial issue in the creation vs. evolution .... explained by invoking a rapid and catastrophic allochthonous origin using the ... The great thickness of the coal beds is accounted for on this theory by ...

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The Formation of Coal Beds. I. An Historical Summary of Opinion ...

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urged with great energy. This, the doctrine of allochthonous origin, conceives that coal beds are composed of transported vegetable matter deposited in the sea ...

The Origin of Coal | The Institute for Creation Research

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Although the coal bed forming a portion of the typical cyclothem is usually quite thin (commonly an inch to a few tens of feet thick), the lateral extent of coal is ...

Basics--Depositional Environments - Commons

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Jul 2, 2013 ... ... energy deposits in the form of coal or oil, each of which originates in a ... graded sequence of sediments-it grades upward from a bed of sand ...