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Anthracene is one of the last products passing over in the dry distillation of coal-tar.
Anthracene is a white crystalline hydrocarbon, having a bluish fluorescence, melting at 213° C. and boiling above 360° C.
It separates in the form of crystals from the anthracene oil on cooling, and is removed by filtration.
The anthracene by washing with these solvents is freed from more soluble impurities, and may then contain from 30 to 80 per cent.
Another trihydroxy-anthraquinone, although not obtained directly from anthracene, must be claimed as a tar-product.