anthracite anthracite  /ˈænθrə ˌsaɪt/


  • (n) a hard natural coal that burns slowly and gives intense heat



  1. In 1920 the Supreme Court ordered the anthracite carriers to divest themselves of their coal properties.
  2. The situation in the anthracite and bituminous coal industries is quite different.
  3. District 9, containing about 31% of the anthracite miners, has recently been almost completely unionized.


  1. ATV riders clean up property, stereotypes

    SAINT CLAIR - ATV riders did their part Saturday to clean up Reading Anthracite property in the Coal Creek Commerce Center. Climbing a hill by Wal-Mart, Brian Dasch, 40, of Schuylkill Haven, picked up trash. "If God didn't put it here, it's got to be pi
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Pottsville Republican & Herald

  2. Carbon County Little League Majors champions

    The Towamensing Phillies recently defeated the Towamensing Cubs, 8-3, at the Anthracite Little League field in Nesquehoning to claim the Carbon County Little League Majors championship. Luke Wanamaker was the hitting star for the Phillies, hitting three home runs and knocking in six runs.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Times News

  3. Forbes Coal Reports 23% Growth in Run of Mine Production for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2014 and Consecutive Record ...

    Forbes & Manhattan Coal Corp. reports record first quarter production at its Magdalena bituminous and Aviemore anthracite mines . Total run of mine production for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 was 447,000 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "I hope you won't hold it against me, but I am a hard-coal miner, anthracite coal, Scranton, Pa.," Biden said. "It's nice to be back in coal country. : It'sa different accent [in Southwest Virginia] : but it's the same deal. We were taught...
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: Bristol Herald Courier

  2. Wearing working boots and frayed jeans, his dog, Jag, at his side, Schweitzer explained his vision of energy independence by way of coal: "We are the Saudi Arabia of coal," he booms. "We can turn everything from anthracite to dog-sh*t lignite...
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Brian Schweitzer Source: Forbes

  3. The Vogue empress Diana Vreeland praised her "anthracite-black eyes and legs to swoon over...... She is shown here arabesquing on her leather rhino to a record of The Kinks."
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Diana Vreeland Source: Independent

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