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How is a anthracite coal formed?

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anthracite coal is the metamorphic form of bituminous coal which is the sedimentary form. in other words it has been heated under pressure.

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Which process is anthracite coal formed from bituminous coal?

metamorphism


Metamorphic rock formed from coal?

anthracite


Which metamorphic rock is formed from coal?

Anthracite


What type of coal probably formed from the greatest pressure?

Anthracite, the hardest coal, forms from the greatest pressure.


How is anthracite coal formed?

anthracite coal is the metamorphic form of bituminous coal which is the sedimentary form. in other words it has been heated under pressure.


Is anthracite an igneous metamorphic or sedimentary?

Anthracite is a metamorphic rock. Anthracite is formed when an organic sedimentary rock - coal - is compressed and heated in the ground.


What was the original rock that formed anthracite metamorphic rock?

Bituminous coal.


What are the varieties of coal formed inside the earth?

wood-peat-lignite-subbituminous-bituminous-anthracite The wood is converted to anthracite (coal) through various stages. lignite, subbituminous,bituminous,anthracite are the major coal types formed these are ranked based on the presence of carbon ,hydrogen and oxygen content


How do anthracite form?

Anthracite, also known as anthracite coal, is formed through metamorphism. Anthracite needs pressure to form, as well temperatures of at least 250 degrees Celsius.


How anthracite forms?

Anthracite, also known as anthracite coal, is formed through metamorphism. Anthracite needs pressure to form, as well temperatures of at least 250 degrees Celsius.


A metamorphic rock formed from coal?

Anthracite, a variety of coal, is formed from the metamorphosis of bituminous coal through natural processes of heat and pressure deep underground.


How is coal created and where does coal it come from?

coal is created by the deposition and compaction of huge plant(organic) material deposited into a basin,with the increasing depth the high rank of coal is formed. The order is:- peat>lignite>bituminous>anthracite Peat is formed at shallow depth and on moving downward anthracite is formed at greater depth.

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