Coal Discovered in Negev; Depth Makes Its Mining Unprofitable
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Coal Discovered in Negev; Depth Makes Its Mining Unprofitable

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A crew drilling for oil near Sdeh Boker, in the Negev, has cut through a vein of solid coal, it was announced here today. However, the vein was discovered at a depth of 340 feel which makes it unprofitable to mine.

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