ASSESSMENT OF THE COAL RESOURCES OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC:
COAL CHARACTER AND DISTRIBUTION, GEOLOGY, MINING, AND IMPORTANCE
TO THE NATION'S FUTURE
by E.R. Landis1,
N.H. Bostick1, H.J. Gluskoter2,
C.D. Harrison3, D.W. Huber4,
and E.A. Johnson1
USGS Open File Report 97-137A (English)
The Russian translation is USGS Open File Report 97-137B
This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed
for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards (or with North American
Stratigraphic Code). Any use of trade names does not imply endorsement by the U.S.
1. U.S. Geolgical Survey, Denver, CO.
2. U.S. Geolgical Survey, Reston, VA.
3. CQ Inc., Homer City, PA, and IDEA, Inc., Washington D.C.
4. Consultant, Austin, TX, and IDEA, Inc., Washington D.C.
- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
- COAL IN KYRGYZSTAN
- GEOLOGICAL SETTING
- COAL REGIONS AND AREAS
- RESOURCES AND RESERVES
- PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS
- PAST AND PRESENT PRODUCTION, PRICING LEVEL
- INFORMATION AVAILABILITY
- ISSUES AND SUGGESTIONS
- GEOLOGICAL FACTORS
- EXTRACTION FACTORS
- UTILIZATION FACTORS
- TRANSPORTATION FACTORS
- COMBINED FACTORS
- SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
- PRIVATE (SMALL) ENTERPRISE MINING PROGRAM
- PRODUCTION OF SMOKELESS WHOLE-COAL
BRIQUETTES IN THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
- PRELIMINARY ASSESMENT
- ILLUSTRATIVE CONCEPT FOR AN ENTERPRISE
- DESCRIPTIONS OF SITE VISITS
- HISTORY OF COAL EXPLORATION -- F.T.
- Table 1. Estimated
balance reserves in coal areas in Kyrgyzstan.
- Table 2. Kyrgyzstan coal reserves by type in
developed and undeveloped areas.
- Table 3. Regional
location, latitude-longitude, and name of sites sampled by the USGS in October, 1994
- Table 4. Basic
chemistry of coals sampled by the USGS team in Kyrgyzstan.
- Table 5. Apparent rank
according to ASTM analyses and the ASTM ranking standard -- coals sampled in Kyrgyzstan in
October 1994 by the USGS. Also USSR ranking of coals from the same mines.
- Table 6. Chemical parameters used to measure coal
rank; vitrinite reflectance and calorific value from USGS analyses, plus calorific value
of coals from the same sites from the literature for comparison.
- Table 7. Main data from proximate and ultimate
analysis of coals sampled by the USGS and data from the literature on the same mines.
- Table 8. Maceral group percentage in coals sampled
by the USGS in Kyrgyzstan.
- Table 9. Total sulfur, % weight, air-dry-coal basis
of USGS samples of Kyrgyz coals compared with data from the literature.
- Table 10. Major and minor elements in 900C
high-temperature ash, reported as oxides.
- Table 11. Six of the major and minor elements in
900C high-temperature ash. Values from the literature on Kyrgyz coal from the same mines
- Table 12. Major, minor and trace elements of
high-temperature ash (900C) as percent or parts per million of the ash.
- Table 13. Major, minor and trace elements of
high-temperature ash (900C), calculated as percent or parts per million of the whole coal.
- Table 14. Ash fusion temperatures in both oxidizing
and reducing atmosphere of coal samples. Free swelling index, Hardgrove Grindability,
apparent specific gravity, and ash content (750C) are listed for the samples.
- Table 15. Kyrgyzstan coal production, import and
export in recent years and plans to 2021.
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