Introduction: Coal is a mineral material. It is shiny black in colour. It is hard-brittle.
How it is Formed: Long ago, there were many forests on Earth. Over time, these forests were made underground by some natural causes. After ages, underground trees and vegetables became a hard thing. We call this thing ‘coal’.
Where Found: Coal is found in mines. It is contained in layers. Coal is largely found in Great Britain, the United States, Africa, Germany, Russia, France, China, India and many other places in the world. In India, the major coalfields are in Taniganj, Giridih, Ledo, Margarita, Singareni and Jharia.
How it is Got: Men dug coal from mines. Miners dig deep into the ground. They move into the dark mines and come out of them with the help of engines. Coal mining is dangerous work. Many people die from accidents. The miners carry security lamps with them and pick up coal with the help of an engine. Sometimes coal is buried at a depth of two thousand feet.
Utility: Coal is a very important thing. It has many uses. It is used as fuel. Without coal, modern civilization would have been impossible. Coal is used to melt iron from mines. Steam engines, mills, and factories cannot run without coal. We get tar from coal. In cold countries, coal is used to heat homes. Commerce and industry have increased due to coal. Some become rich if it has large coal fields.
Conclusion: With the invention of electricity, the use of coal is seemed to be decreasing, but yet it is used in some small industries immensely. 0 0 0
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N. B. The article ‘Coal-An Essay’ originally belongs to the book ‘School Essays Part-I‘ by Menonim Menonimus.
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