Lignite (#3509)

ID-number#3509
MaterialLignite
Classification CEN/TS 14961 classification ▸ Other traditional or fossil fuels
ECN Phyllis classification ▸ fossil fuel ▸ coal ▸ coal, lignite
Sample locationKardia field, N. Greece
SubmitterLydia Fryda
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2015-04-15

Values

Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 48.00 ECN
Ash content wt% 14.04 27.00 ECN
Volatile matter wt% 23.40 45.00 61.64
Ash content at 815°C wt% 14.04 27.00
Fixed carbon wt% 14.56 28.00 38.36 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 21.32 41.00 56.16
Hydrogen wt% 1.25 2.40 3.29
Nitrogen wt% 0.57 1.10 1.51
Sulphur wt% 0.45 0.87 1.19
Oxygen wt% 16.12 31.00 42.47
Total (with halides) wt% 101.76 103.38 104.63 Calculated

Calorific Values

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 7.80 15.00 20.55
HHVMilne MJ/kg 6.79 13.06 17.89 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Halides

Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 39.0 75.0 102.7

Major elements

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 9 000.0
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 1 600.0
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 775.0
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 110 000.0
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 20 000.0
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 6 850.0
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 9 700.0
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 250.0
Titanium (Ti) mg/kg (dry) 395.0

Minor elements

Manganese (Mn) mg/kg (dry) 130.0
Lead (Pb) mg/kg (dry) 5.0
Zinc (Zn) mg/kg (dry) 9.3
Barium (Ba) mg/kg (dry) 78.0

Other elements

Strontium (Sr) mg/kg (dry) 170.0