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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal

Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata ..... The United States Energy Information Administration estimates coal reserves at 7011948000000000000♤948×109 short tons (860 Gt) .

www.encyclopedia.com/earth-and-environment/minerals-mining-and-metallurgy/mineralogy-and-crystallography/coal

Get information, facts, and pictures about coal at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about coal easy with credible articles from our ...

www.iea.org/statistics/relateddatabases/coalinformation

The Coal Information 2017 online data service includes annual data from 1960 to 2015. The World supply and consumption file contains data up to 2014.

www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/chemistry/coal.html

Read on for some amazing facts and information about coal consumption, coal production, the mining industry, coal power, its effects on the environment and ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/coal

Dec 22, 2012 ... Coal is a non-renewable fossil fuel that is combusted and used to generate electricity. Mining techniques and combustion are both dangerous ...

mineralseducationcoalition.org/minerals-database/coal

Coal is used to produce nearly half of all the electrical energy that is generated and used in the Unit. ... Home Mining & Minerals Information Minerals Database.

www.worldcoal.org/coal/uses-coal/coal-electricity

Coal-fired power plants currently fuel 41% of global electricity and, in some countries, coal ... For more information on the potential offered by high efficiency low ...

www.eia.gov/coal

Energy Information Administration - EIA - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. ... In 2016, natural gas exceeds coal for the first time in the U.S. electricity ...

www.eia.gov/energyexplained/index.cfm?page=coal_use

Coal was the source of about 15% of total U.S. energy consumption in 2016. The electric power sector accounted for about 91% of total U.S. coal consumption.

mine-engineer.com/mining/coalpg.htm

information on coal mining, both surface and underground, and coal preparation.