Which type of a coal is the youngest?

lignite (brown coal)
graphite
bituminous coal
anthracite
Coal forms when the dead plant matter is con­vert­ed into peat, which in turn is con­vert­ed into lignite, then sub­-bi­tu­mi­nous coal, then bi­tu­mi­nous coal, and lastly an­thracite.

Answers distribution

lignite (brown coal)
graphite
bituminous coal
anthracite
answers
flagAustria
81%
0%
9%
9%
11
flagCzech Republic
76%
5%
17%
0%
17
flagNorway
75%
6%
6%
12%
16
flagAustralia
73%
8%
8%
8%
23
flagGermany
63%
8%
15%
14%
100
flagItaly
63%
4%
13%
18%
22
flagRepublic of Ireland
60%
25%
15%
0%
20
flagSweden
60%
26%
6%
6%
15
flagUkraine
58%
8%
16%
16%
12
flagPoland
57%
14%
11%
15%
8204
flagthe United Kingdom
56%
12%
13%
16%
187
flagFrance
55%
0%
22%
22%
27
flagUnknown
54%
20%
12%
12%
248
flagthe Philippines
53%
20%
20%
6%
15
flagthe Netherlands
52%
16%
12%
20%
25
flagCanada
50%
25%
15%
10%
20
flagIndia
45%
16%
12%
23%
72
flagthe United States
44%
22%
19%
13%
299
flagRussia
41%
33%
8%
16%
12
flagLithuania
27%
27%
0%
45%
11

Gender

men57%
women50%
lignite (brown coal)
57%
50%
graphite
16%
17%
bituminous coal
10%
12%
anthracite
15%
18%

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