Rock 366 : Day 123 : Clod Coal

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Day 123 : Clod Coal from the Coalbrookdale coal field, mined from the Granville Colliery a few days before its final closure in July 1979.  It was this low sulphur coal that Abraham Darby used to smelt iron, starting the ‘Industrial Revolution’.  Keele collection.

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~ by hypocentre on May 15, 2012.

 
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