Odd Coal Weight Question

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Post Thu. Feb. 11, 2010 3:42 pm

I tried a search and couldn't really find an answer. I am trying to figure out my coasl consumption and was wondering how much one gallon of anthracite nut coal weighed. I figured someone knew how much a five gallon pail held as far as pounds. Thanks!

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Post Thu. Feb. 11, 2010 3:45 pm

About 8#, on average a 5 gallon pail holds about 40#.

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Post Thu. Feb. 11, 2010 4:05 pm

coaledsweat wrote:About 8#, on average a 5 gallon pail holds about 40#.
About the same as water! Thanks Coaledsweat.

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Post Fri. Feb. 12, 2010 12:14 pm

Anthracte can weigh from 48lbs to 59lbs per cubic ft.

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