anthracite

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Synonyms for anthracite

a hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat

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Such is the Burning Mountain, on Powder River, abounding with anthracite coal.
A Heidenberg stove, filled to the brim with intensely burning anthracite, was sending a bright gleam through the isinglass of its iron door, and causing the vase of water on its top to fume and bubble with excitement.
Instead of feeling a poverty when we encounter a great man, let us treat the new comer like a travelling geologist who passes through our estate and shows us good slate, or limestone, or anthracite, in our brush pasture.
Its vivid yellows fairly screamed aloud; its whites were as eider down; its blacks glossy as the finest anthracite coal, and its coat long and shaggy as a mountain goat.
There are immense anthracite coal-fields at the head of the gulf not far from Sari, and the railway will tap these.