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Coal and CSG – 012

So, what is coal? When organic matter is laid down in a swamp and covered over it decomposes without oxygen (anaerobic) to form coal. Depending on the dominant type of organic matter, different macerals of coal will form (inertinite, exinite, … Read More

Sedimentary Geology Part 2 -010

So far we have looked at how a Sedimentary Basin forms in a mid continent setting (intra cratonic).  These basins have continental sediments, from a nearby provenance (mountain range) and are often coal and gas prone.  Australia typically has plenty of … Read More