Mining in India

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Geological Survey of India (GSI)
  • Founded in 1851
  • It’s the main Govt. office to search coal and mineral resources of the country
  • GSI, headquartered at Kolkata
 
Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM)
  • Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) is a subordinate office under the Ministry of Mines.
  • It promotes scientific development of mineral resources of the country, conservation of minerals, protection of environment in mines
  • Its headquarters at Nagpur
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Mining in India
 
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Metal Ore
Ore
States & Mine Location
Production
Deposit
Iron
 
Magnetite – 75%
Hematite 60-70%
Limonite 40-60%
Siderite 40%
Orissa
  • Mayurbhanj
  • Bonai Pahar
  • Keonjhar
Karnataka – Magnetite
  • Kudremukh
  • Bababudan
Jharkhand
  • Noamundi
  • Singhbhum
Chhattisgarh – Highest Deposit
  • Bailadila
  • Dalli rajhara
Australia
Brazil
China
India
Australia
Brazil
Russia
China
India
Manganese
 
Pyrolusite – 65%
Braunite – 55%
Psilomelane
Hausmannite
 
 
Maharashtra
  • Nagpur
  • Vandara
Madhya Pradesh
  • Balaghat
  • Jabbalpur
Orissa
  • Mayurbhanj,
  • Bonai Pahar,
  • Keonjhar
Karnataka
  • Belegaon
  • Shimoga
S. Africa
China
Australia
Gabon
Brazil
India
 
Bauxite
Orissa
  • Kalahandi
  • Koraput
  • Balangir
Chhattisgarh
  • Bilashpur
  • Bastar
Gujrat
  • Bhatia,
  • Junagarh,
  • Jamnagar
Madhya Pradesh
  • Amarkantak
  • Shahdol
Jharkhand
  • Lohardaga
Australia
China
Brazil
 
Chromite
Orissa
  • Sukinda Valley
Karnataka
  • Hasan
South Africa
India
Russia
 
Copper
Madhya Pradesh
  • Malancha khand,
  • Bargaon
Rajasthan
  • Khetri,
  • Singhana,
  • kirivali
Jharkhand
  • Rakha,
  • Mosbani
Chile
China
Peru
 
Gold
Karnataka
  • Kolar
  • Huti
  • Raichur
Jharkhand
  • Parasi
Andhra Pradesh
  • Ramgiri,
  • Yappanamanna
China
Australia
Russia
 
Australia
South Africa
Russia
Lead
Rajasthan
 
 
Zinc
Rajasthan
 
 
Silver
Rajasthan
  • Zawar
Karnataka
  • Kolar
Mexico
Peru
China
 
Tin
Chhattisgarh
China
Indonesia
Peru
 
Nickel
Orissa
  • Sukinda Valley
Jharkhand
  • Singhbhum
Philippines
Russia
Canada
 
Cobalt
Jharkhand
  • Singhbhum
Orissa
  • Kendujhar
Nagaland
  • Tuensang
Congo
China
Canada
 
 
 
 
 
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Non Metal
Ore
States & Mine Location
Production
Deposit
Coal
 
Anthracite – 85%
Bituminous – 70%
Lignite – 40%
Pit coal – 25%
 
 
Chhattisgarh
  • Korba,
  • Bilaspur,
  • Betul
Orissa
  • Talcher,
  • Sundargar
Jharkhand – Highest Deposit
  • Jharia,
  • Bokaro,
  • Giridi
Tamil Nadu
  • Neveli
West Bengal
  • Raniganj – oldest mine
China
 
 
Petroleum
Maharashtra
  • Bombe high
Rajsthan
Gujrat
  • Ankeleshwar,
  • Kambe
Assam
  • Digboy – oldest
  • Naharkatia
Russia
Saudi Arabia
USA
Venezuela
 
Natural Gas
 
Offshore
Assam
Tripura
Rajasthan
 
 
Diamond
Madhya Pradesh
  • Panna
Andhra Pradesh
  • Krishna besin
Karnataka
  • Raichur
Russia
Botswana
Australia
Congo
 
Mica
Andhra Pradesh
  • Nellor,
  • P. Godhabari
Rajasthan
  • Ajmer,
  • Vilwara
Jharkhand
  • Kodarma,
  • Dhanbad
 
 
 
Phosphorite
Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh
 
 
Asbestos
Rajasthan
  • Pali
Andhra Pradesh
  • Cuddapah
Russia
China
 
Graphite
Jharkhand
Orissa
 
 
Garnet
Andhra Pradesh
Orissa
Rajasthan
 
 
Kyanite
Maharashtra
  • Pavri
USA
China
Japan
 
Limestone
Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh
  • Jabbalpur
  • Satna
Chhattisgarh
China
India
 
Sulphur
Orissa
Kerala
Haryana
 
 
Gypsum
Rajasthan
  • Jodhpur
  • Bikaner
Tamil Nadu
 
 
    
Dolomite
Andhra Pradesh
  • Khammam
Orissa
  • Birmitapur
India
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Atomic Ore
Ore
States & Mine Location
Production
Deposit
Thorium
Kerala – monazite sand
Reserve
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
West Bengal
 
India
USA
Australia
Canada
Uranium
Jharkhand
  • Jadugora,
  • Vatinda,
  • Narora
Kashmir
  • Ladakh
Andhra Pradesh
  • Seshachalam
Kazakhstan
Canada
Australia
India produce 2%
Imports from
Russia
Kazakhstan
France
Australia
Kazakhstan
Canada
Beryllium
Rajasthan
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
 
 
Zirconium
Kerala
  • Kuilon
 
 
 
 
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