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coal
Definition

The natural, rocklike, brown to black derivative of forest-type plant material, usually accumulated in peat beds and progressively compressed and indurated until it is finally altered in to graphite-like material.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1500