cannel coal

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a bituminous coal that burns with a luminous flame

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Cannel coal was discovered and first worked in 1858 and, by 1865, there were several works established in the Mold area for the treatment of cannel.
The deposit was a cannel coal very similar to, but somewhat older than, Linton, and the source was a surface mine that was in its last days of operation.
In addition to the famous seams of good quality coal which ran throughout the royalties leased by him, valuable seams of cannel coal and fireclay were discovered.
(Dull coal with a grayish tinge contains clay.) Don't buy chunks of "Cannel coal" for a stove; this high-paraffin coal lights with a match and is meant for open-grate fires.