high volatile A bituminous coal

n
the rank of coal, within the bituminous class of the Classification D388, such that on the dry and mineral-matter-free basis, the volatile matter content of the coal is greater than 31 % (or the fixed carbon content is less than 69 %), and its gross calorific value is equal to or greater than 14 000 Btu/lb (32.65 Mj/kg) of coal on the moist, mineral-matter-free basis, and the coal is commonly agglomerating.

ASTM D121-09a Standard Terminology of Coal and Coke. 2014.

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