Which is the most abundantly available fossil fuel in India? What are its three major forms? Write one main feature of each form.


Asked by Topperlearning User | 8th Aug, 2014, 09:37: AM

Expert Answer:

Coal is the most abundantly found fossil fuel in India. Its three major forms along with one main characteristic of each are:



Lignite: It is low-grade coal. It is soft with high moisture content.



Bituminous: It is popularly used in various industries. High-grade bituminous coal is used in blast furnaces for smelting iron.



Anthracite: It is the highest quality of coal as it is hard in nature.


Answered by  | 8th Aug, 2014, 11:37: AM

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