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When pure and of close hard grain it is used as a refractory for lining furnaces, especially those designed for anthracite.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
There are four types: bituminous (soft), anthracite (hard), semi-bituminous and semi-anthracite.
Tried at a measured mile with anthracite and Merthyr coal mixed, three years afterwards, her average speed was 11 knots.
He was of middle age, black as anthracite coal, bald-headed, (p. 226) and was dressed in pants and coat made of old sailcloth.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
The cooking-range, a large one designed to burn anthracite coal, was the general warming apparatus.
He fitted up the boiler of the steamboat Passaic for it in 1818, and adopted anthracite as a steaming-coal.
He at the same time constructed eight-wheeled engines for heavy work, and adopted anthracite coal as fuel.
A more severe test came in 1902 during the great anthracite strike.
During the general strike of 1897 the United Mine Workers made a beginning in organizing the anthracite miners.
In none of the "trustified" industries, save anthracite coal, was labor organization able to make any headway.

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