Best Reference Books – Coal Geology

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Coal Geology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Coal Geology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Coal Geology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Coal Geology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Hydrocarbons from Coal (AAPG Studies in Geology)” by B E Law
2. “Coal and Coal-bearing Strata: Recent Advances” by Scott A C
3. “Coal and Organic Petrology” by Singh M P

“Coal and Organic Petrology” Book Review: The book covers the basic principles of coal geology. It covers the critical properties of coal petrographic composition. It explains the role of coal petrology in exploration and mining. It also deals with beneficiation, marketing and utilization of coal. It is useful for undergraduate and graduate students of geology.

4. “Coal Geology” by Thomas and Larry

“Coal Geology” Book Review: This book covers all the information on coal geology. It also includes the practical role of geology in the coal industry. The book includes the origins of coal, physical and chemical properties of coal and coal petrology. The book also examines historical and stratigraphical geology. It also includes mining, environmental issues and geophysics of coal. It also includes topics related to the marketing of coal.

5. “Coal Geology” by WARD

“Coal Geology” Book Review: The book contains information about coal and all its properties. The book covers the physical and chemical properties of coal. The book discusses the age and occurrence of coal. It also deals with coal sampling and analysis. In addition, coal exploration, geophysics and hydrogeology of coal are also covered. It contains diagrams and figures for easy understanding.

6. “Geology Of Coal” by Ross
7. “Coal Geology Research Progress” by Thomas Michel and Hugo Fournier

“Coal Geology Research Progress” Book Review: This book discusses concepts of coal geology. It includes the origin and geological characteristics of coal. This book also includes the study of coal-derived gases and fluids. It also covers natural and man-made solid coal by-products. This book has been revised and updated.

8. “Coal Mining Geology” by I A Williamson
9. “Handbook of Practical Coal Geology (Geological Society of London Handbook Series)” by Dr Larry Thomas

“Handbook of Practical Coal Geology (Geological Society of London Handbook Series)” Book Review: This book is essential for coal geologists. The book describes the chemical and physical properties of coal. It contains the origin and classification. It also includes the geographical distribution of world resources and production. The book also discusses the practical side of coal geology. It explains data collection, sampling and the calculation of resources.

10. “Applied Coal Petrology: The Role of Petrology in Coal Utilization” by Isabel Suárez-Ruiz and John C Crelling

“Applied Coal Petrology: The Role of Petrology in Coal Utilization” Book Review: This book defines the applications of coal petrology. It also deals with the applications of coal and coal-related topics. The book also covers the coal by-products and the properties of coal. It explains the process of a sequestration site for carbon dioxide. The book also focuses on coal utilization with health and environmental issues.

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