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Anthracite iron is iron smelted using anthracite coal, and is a form of pig iron. Anthracite Iron aided the industrial revolution by allowing iron production to skyrocket.

Creation of the Process

Charcoal prices rose so it was more expensive to create iron. So anthracite was used instead.

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