Coal Characteristics: Barapukuria's coal is mainly homogeneous but having dirt band, vitreous to sub-vitreous luster weakly coking coal. Cleasts are present but filling with pyrites or chalcopyrites.
Rank of Barapukuria Coal: In accordance with USA Ranking System (ASTM Method) Barapukuria Coal is High Volatile Bituminous Coal. So, this is an Industrial Standard Coal.
Gross Calorific Value: 25.68MJ/Kg or 11,040 Btu/lb or 6,072 kcal/kg.
The composition of this are given as follow:
Composition of Barapukuria's Coal