Is coal burnt wood?



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    Good question, LeonardKennedy.  Coal is actually a sedimentary rock that is made up of mostly carbon.  What you are thinking of is probably charcoal, something that is quite different.  Charcoal is made up mostly of wood and other materials rich in carbon that have been heated up but not burnt.

    Here is a picture of coal:


    And here is a picture of charcoal:

    Hope this helps!

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