Consider the following statements about Coal found in India:

  1. Lignite coal is mainly produced in two states–Tamil Nadu and Gujarat
  2. Anthracite coal has the highest carbon content and is found only in Gondwana fields
  3. Peat is lowest quality of coal and is mainly found in eastern India 

  Which of the above statements are correct? 

Answer: [A] 1 & 3 Only

Second statement is incorrect because Anthracite is generally not found in the Gondwana fields. Gondwana field is dominated by Bituminous coal. First statement and second statement are correct.

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