With reference to various types of coals, consider the following statements:
- Anthracite has more carbon than any other form of coal
- Peat has least amount of volatile matter than any other form of coal
- Lignite has higher moisture content in comparison to Bituminous coal
Which of the above is / are correct statements?
First and third statements are correct. Second statement is incorrect because its anthracite that has least volatile matter.
|Colour||Dark-brown||Blackish Brown||Black||Greyish Black|
|Lustre||No lustre||No lustre||Some lustre||Metallic lustre|
|Appearance||Earthy / woody appearance with dead, original plant material||Less woody in appearance||Striped||shiny metallic appearance|
|Natural moisture||Highest||High||Relatively lower||Lowest|
|Upon burning||Smoke||Smoke||Large smoke||Smokeless|
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