09.04.2009 - China discovers huge coal reserve in northwest
From Xinhua: China discovered a 3-billion-tonne coal reserve at Aiding Lake in its northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The Xinjiang Bureau of Coal Geology said Wednesday the coalfield, which includes the lake, has a perimeter of 16 by 10 kilometers. The coal bed is estimated to be 10-22 meters deep.....Full Article: Source