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Among the numerous notable facts about coal is that the United States has the most coal reserves of any other country, as of 2015. Furthermore, coal is still actively mined in 25 states and is used to provide electricity...

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Germany is a nation in the north-central region of the European mainland. It borders France in the west, the North Sea and Denmark in the north, Switzerland in the south, Austria in the southeast and Poland and the Czech...

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Fossils are the remains of plant or animal life that were buried for millions of years until they finally turned to stone. Most fossils found today are from creatures that lived in the sea, as these had a much better cha...

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The first recorded discovery of coal in the United States is believed to be on the Illinois River in 1679 by French explorers. Historians, though, believe that the Chinese discovered coal more than 3,000 years ago.

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The United States is a large nation with diverse geographical features, such as the highest mountain peak in North America, five different climates and the world's largest coal reserves, reports the Central Intelligence ...

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Due to the wide variety in the composition of coal, its position on the Mohs hardness would vary based on the type of coal that is measured. However, because coal is not a mineral, it would not be measured using the Mohs...

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The four stages in coal formation are peat, lignite, bituminous and anthracite. Each of these stages must be completed for coal to form.

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