GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF LOW RANK COAL OCCURRENCES IN BIGA PENINSULA, TURKEY


MARAL M., MARAL D., KEPEKLI T. A. , Suner F.

10th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2010, Albena, Bulgaria, 20 - 26 June 2010, pp.23-27 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Albena
  • Country: Bulgaria
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-27

Abstract

The general properties and distribution of low rank coal occurrences were investigated in Biga Peninsula, Turkey. Coal occurrences were alternated along with Tertiary elastic, volcanoclastic and continental units in the peninsula, one of the basic metallic and industrial mineral potential regions in Turkey. The collected twenty-six lignite samples from different beds were analyzed and evaluated.