# Best answer: How much does one cubic yard of coal weigh?

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## What is the volume of 1 ton of coal?

The following chart is for a quick reference only and uses a baseline of 40 cubic foot per ton or another way to put it 50 pounds per cubic foot.

The Volume of Anthracite Coal by Weight.

Container Size Cubic Feet Weight to Fill the Space
4′ * 8′ * 3′ Coal Bin 96 2.4 Short Tons (4800 Pounds)
4′ * 8′ * 4′ Coal Bin 128 3.2 Short Tons (6,400 Pounds)

## What does a cubic Metre of coal weigh?

Therefore one cubic metre of anthracite would (on his figures) be over 1.4 tonnes. One cubic yard would therefore be about 1.08 tonnes. As Cookie has said – the unit weight of coal increases with rank.

## How many pounds is 1 cubic yards?

1 cubic yard of soil weighs roughly 2,200 pounds. 1 cubic yard of sand, gravel or stone can weigh more than 3,000 pounds. 1 cubic yard of roof shingles can weigh between 4,200 – 7,000 pounds.

## How many cubic feet are in a ton of nut coal?

Coal is roughly 40 cubic feet per ton.

## How much does a ton of coal cost?

In 2019, the national average sales price of bituminous, subbituminous, and lignite coal at coal mines was \$30.93 per short ton, and the average delivered coal price to the electric power sector was \$38.53 per short ton.

## What is the weight of coal?

Weights vary from 47 to 55 pounds per cubic foot. Cubic Feet Per Ton of Coal (Based upon above table).

## How much does coal weigh per yard?

Approximate Weights of Various Construction Material Per Cubic Yard

Material lbs./ cu. yd. tons/ cu. yd.
Coal, Anthracite 1536 .76
Coal, Bituminous 1275 .64
Coke 837 .42
Concrete, cinders 2970 1.48

## What is specific gravity of coal?

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (Wood and others, 1983), the average specific gravity of unbroken (solid) bituminous coal is 1.32.

## How many yards are in a ton?

Regarding this, “how many yards in a ton?”, generally for estimating purpose 1 yard of gravel weighs around 3000 pounds and 1 US ton = 2000 pounds, so yards in a ton = 2000/3000 = 0.66 cubic yards, therefore, there are 0.66 yards in a ton.

## How many yards is a 40 pound bag of soil?

Regarding this, “how many 40 lb bags of topsoil are in a cubic yard?”, according to Imperial or US customary measurement system, there are 54 bags of 40lb of topsoil in a cubic yard.

## Is coal light or heavy?

Coal is slightly denser than water (1.0 megagram per cubic metre) and significantly less dense than most rock and mineral matter (e.g., shale has a density of about 2.7 megagrams per cubic metre and pyrite of 5.0 megagrams per cubic metre).

## How do you calculate tons of coal?

Thus the formula used for resource calculation is: short tons = acres x coal thickness x coal rank or density conversion factor (for example, 1,750 for lignite, 1,770 for subbituminous, 1,800 for bituminous, and 2,000 for semianthracite and anthracite) (Wood and others, 1983).

## How big of a coal bin do I need?

general rule of thumb is approx 40 cubic feet per ton.