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The composition of Texas coals and lignites

and The use of producer gas in Texas

by W. B. Phillips

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Published by The University of Texas in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • Gas manufacture and works,
  • Lignite

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUse of producer gas in Texas., Texas coals and lignites.
    Statementby Wm. B. Phillips, S.H. Worrell, Drury McN. Phillips
    SeriesBulletin of the University of Texas -- no. 189: July 1, 1911. Scientific ser. no. 19, Bulletin of the University of Texas -- no. 189.
    ContributionsWorrell, Steve Howard, Phillips, Drury McNeill, University of Texas. Bureau of Economic Geology and Technology
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTP326.U6 T4 1911
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p. ;
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26439638M
    OCLC/WorldCa2532153

    Nwadinigwe () studied the wax and resin characteristics of Nigeria’s lignites and sub-bituminous coals and concluded that the lower the coal rank the higher the total amount of wax and resin extracted from it. Akande et al. () examined the rank, petrographic composition and depositional environment of selected Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary coal of southern Nigeria and concluded that.   It's found primarily in North Dakota (McLean, Mercer, and Oliver counties), Texas, Mississippi (Kemper County) and, to a lesser degree, Montana. The Lignite Energy Council notes that brown coal is more accessible than other types of coal.

    Lignite, generally yellow to dark brown or rarely black coal that formed from peat at shallow depths and temperatures lower than °C ( °F). It is the first product of coalification and is intermediate between peat and subbituminous coal according to the coal classification used in the United. Laboratory scale investigations were conducted on cracking of vapour and tars obtained by LTC of Texas and North Dakota lignites. When Texas lignite was carbonized at 0 C and the tar vapours were cracked at 0 C, the yields of ethylene, propylene and benzene w and 6 lb respectively per tonne of lignite. However, the process.

    The energy content of lignite ranges from 10 to 20 MJ/kg (9–17 million BTU per short ton) on a moist, mineral-matter-free basis. The energy content of lignite consumed in the United States averages 15 MJ/kg (13 million BTU/ton), on the as. From Introduction Scope of Report: "This bulletin is a report on an investigation of the volatile matter in several typical coals-its composition and amount at different temperatures of volatilization. As the investigation is still in progress and will doubtless include other coals than those already examined, the bulletin may be considered a preliminary report, stating the problems studied Cited by: 1.


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The composition of Texas coals and lignites by W. B. Phillips Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The Composition of Texas Coals and Lignites, and the Use of Producer Gas in Texas, by W.B. Phillips, S.H. Worrell, and Drury M. Phillip (Kb) The Composition of Texas Coals and Lignites, and the Use of Producer Gas in Texas, by W.B.

Phillips, S.H. Worrell, and Drury M. Phillips. The composition of Texas coals and lignites: and the use of producer gas in Texas Author: W B Phillips ; Steve Howard Worrell ; Drury McNeill Phillips ; University of Texas.

Excerpt from Report on the Brown Coal and Lignite of Texas: Character, Formation, Occurrence, and Fuel Uses State Geologist E. Dumble visited Germany and Austria and made a careful and thorough examination of the mines and factories of those countries to ascertain the character, use, and value of lignites, and by comparison to find out the value of the lignites of Texas, and how same could Author: Edwin T.

Dumble. This Bulletin deals with the composition of the various coals and lignites mined in the State, and discusses, briefly, their relative value for fuel purposes. This matter has not been investigated so thoroughly before and it is hoped that the information given will be of practical use.

We have also investigated the occurrence and composition of the various asphalt rocks of the State as. setting of south Texas (Chapter 1), and papers on the Santo Tomas and San Pedro coal de posits and San Miguel lignite deposits (Chapters 2 and 3).

Finally, there is an overview paper on the anomalous coal-rank changes of south Texas, and a discussion of the source-rock and coal-bed methane potential for the south Texas coal fields (Chapter 4).File Size: KB. Hydratation of hard coals and lignites led to reorganization of organic matrix.

Greenhouse gases emission was higher in hydrated lignites than hard coals. Major greenhouse gas released from coals and lignites upon hydratation was CO2. Microbial communities composition was largely reshaped upon hydratation. Recent exploration for coalbed gas in the Gulf Coastal area has focused on the Upper Cretaceous rocks of south Texas and the widespread coal-bearing rocks of the Paleocene-Eocene Wilcox Group (Warwick et al.,).

The coalbed gas potential of the Claiborne Group coals of south Texas is unknown. This chapter describes the lignite deposits of North America, providing information on the estimated reserves and resources, the geological setting of the deposits, and the quality of the lignites.

Data on the reserve base of lignites, organized by state, county, bed, and thickness. Two major deposits of lignites exist in North America. Coal, “the black rock that burns,” is the subject of song, story, and legend. The earliest literature citation of coal (combustible bodies, some of which by inference must be coal) is credited to Aristotle in his treatise “Meteorology,” which may date near the middle of the fourth century B.C.

Theophrastus, a student of Aristotle, at what is probably a slightly later date provides. Coal was a significant energy source in Texas before the development of oil and gas. Early Texas settlers undoubtedly mined both coal and lignite from numerous outcroppings across the state for use in their homes, stores, and blacksmith shops.

Commercial mining, however, did not begin until the s. Studies in the composition of coal. The thermal decomposition of lignites For reproduction of material from all other RSC journals and books: Studies in the composition of coal.

The thermal decomposition of lignites. Ashmore and R. Wheeler Abstract. The first page of this article is displayed as the abstract. Coal petrological and xylotomical characterization of Miocene lignites and in-situ fossil tree stumps and trunks from Lusatia region, Germany: Palaeoenvironment and taphonomy assessment.

Chemical Properties and Petrographic Composition of the Lacustrine Seyitomer Lignites (Miocene), Kutahya, Turkey Article (PDF Available) in Energy Sources 26(4) March with Reads.

Benson () reported on inorganic constituents in lignites from the Martin Lake mine (Wilcox Group) of east Texas and compared results to lignites of North Dakota. The coal petrography of lignites in the Wilcox Group has been investigated in relation to coal geochemistry, regional geology, hydrocarbon generation, and peat-forming environments.

Report on the brown coal and lignite of Texas; Character, formation, occurrence, and fuel uses Paperback – March 6, by Geological Survey of Texas (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Geological Survey of Texas.

This volume contains papers presented at the 8th International Conference on Coal Science, held in Oviedo, Spain, SeptemberVolume I contains papers dealing with Fundamentals and General Aspects, Combustion and Gasification and Pyrolysis and Carbonization.

Purchase Lignites of North America, Volume 23 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Worldwide, coal is the most abundant fossil-fuel resource. Low-rank coal (subbituminous and lignite) constitutes 29 percent of the proved recoverable reserves1 in the world and 43 percent of those reserves in the U.S., which contains the greatest proved recoverable reserves of low-rank coals.

Full text of "The carbonisation of coal, a scientific review of the formation, composition and destructive distillation of coal for gas, coke and by-products" See other formats.

Coal Deposits and Properties Coal Deposits Several terms are used by the U.S. Geological Survey to quantify coal depos­ its.

"Total resources" are surmised to exist based on a broad interpretation of geological knowledge and theory. Coals in thin as well as thick seams that oc­[email protected]{osti_, title = {Radionuclides in US coals}, author = {Bisselle, C.

A. and Brown, R. D.}, abstractNote = {The current state of knowledge with respect to radionuclide concentrations in US coals is discussed. Emphasis is placed on the levels of uranium in coal (and lignite) which are considered to represent a concern resulting from coal combustion; areas of the US where such.The catalytic pyrolysis of lignites is a technical process whose development is complex and time-consuming with the goal to maximize the yield of the desired low-volatile hydrocarbons of choice and to minimize the yield of solid residual products.

Not every type of lignite is suitable for this process due to its particular chemical by: 6.