INSPIRE
Registry

hard coal

ID:
This version:
Latest version:
Label:
hard coal
Definition:
Black, combustible, solid, organic fossil sediment often referred to as High Rank, due to their high calorific value, or Black Coals, given their physical characteristic. This category includes anthracite, coking coal and other bituminous coal.
Description:
These coals have a gross calorific value greater than 23 865 kJ/kg (5 700 kcal/kg) on an ashfree but moist basis and with a mean random reflectance of vitrinite of at least 0.6. SOURCE Adapted from IEA (2011): Coal Information 2011 Edition - Documentation For Beyond 2020 Files and Directive 2008/1099/EC.
Governance level:
Status:
Themes:
Application schema:
Code list:
Other formats: