Cannel Coal

Image shows a large black stone with a silver sign in front

Detailed Description

Cannel coal is a type of bituminous coal, which is the second-highest rank of coal (just behind anthracite). This particular sample has a high carbon content with high pollen and spore content as well. Unlike most bituminous coal, Cannel coal can be carved into ornaments. This sample came from the Eastern Interior Coalfield in Kentucky.

Details

Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Reston, VA, US