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Anthracite Texture

Types of Soft Rocks

Coal
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The shape, arrangement and distribution of minerals or grains within Anthracite. Anthracite Texture </>
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Arrangement and distribution of minerals within rock. Texture
Amorphous, Glassy
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The colors in which Anthracite is available. Anthracite Color
Black, Brown, Dark Brown, Grey, Light to Dark Grey
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Maintenance required for Rocks. Maintenance
Less
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Ability of Rocks to withstand wear, pressure, or damage. Durability
Durable
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The resistance offered by Anthracite on exposure to Water. Water Resistant
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Resistance offered by Anthracite to scratches. Scratch Resistant
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Resistance offered by Anthracite to stains. Stain Resistant
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Resistance offered by Anthracite to wind. Wind Resistant
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Resistance offered by Anthracite while reacting with acid. Acid Resistant
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Visual Appearance of Anthracite. Appearance
Veined or Pebbled
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Texture of Anthracite

The texture of Anthracite gives the characteristics associated with its grain size. Anthracite texture provides information about the shape of grains and the orientation of crystals within the rock. Anthracite texture also provides the additional information about the formation of Anthracite from magma or lava. The texture of Anthracite is Amorphous, Glassy. Get to know information about Anthracite texture and also know all about Anthracite color, Anthracite maintenance and much more.

Anthracite Color

Anthracite rock is found in black, brown, dark brown, grey, light to dark grey colors. How do rocks get their colors? Well, the secret behind the color of rocks is in their composition and origin place. Anthracite color depends on Anthracite texture and on the environment in which it is found. The color of rock is not a reliable property in the study of rocks as it changes within the rock.

Appearance of Anthracite

Anthracite appearance depends upon its formation, texture and Properties of Anthracite. Its appearance is Veined or Pebbled. The appearance of Anthracite depends on the percentage of impurities in it. Anthracite texture is one of the important aspects to determine its appearance. Besides the appearance of Anthracite, you can also know more about all the Dull Rocks, Rough Rocks, and Skeletal Rocks.

Anthracite Maintenance

Rock maintenance depends on the properties of rocks, their texture and crystal structure. Being from Metamorphic Rocks, Anthracite requires less maintenance. Maintenance of Anthracite is necessary to keep its texture flawless as texture is an important property of this rock. Maintenance helps to increase the life cycle of a rock and level of maintenance required may vary from rock to rock.

Is Anthracite durable

Is Anthracite durable? Durability depends on Anthracite maintenance, Anthracite texture, its physical properties and composition. Anthracite is durable. Besides Anthracite, you can check all the Durable Rocks here. Durability denotes the time period for which the rock remains intact or unaltered. Based on the durability of rocks, they are Water Resistant, Scratch Resistant, Stain Resistant, Wind Resistant and Acid Resistant.