Minerals in India

Minerals in IndiaNature has given a hidden treassur to India in the endowment of mineral resources. India is rich in manganese, ilmenite, mica and monazite.
Coal : Nearly 90% of coal is produced in Jharkhand and West Bengal. Coal is also found in Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Assam.
Lignite : It is found in Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Gujrat and Kashmir.
Manganese : It is mainly mined in Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh.
Copper : Jharkhand, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
Gold : Kolar mines in Karnataka.
Iron : India has a rich deposite of (hematic) iron ore. Jharkhand, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Goa and Madhya Pradesh.
Lead : It is found in Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh.
Natural Gas (Cooking gas) : Assam, Mumbai high, Gujrat, and Rajasthan.
Petroleum : Assam. Mumbai high, Gujrat, Andhra Pradesh.
Silver : It is found in Rajasthan and Jharkhand.
Bauxite : Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Jammu and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu.
Mica : Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Gypsum : Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, U.P., Jammu and Kashmir.
Diamond : Panna Mines of Madhya Pradesh.
Sulphur : Tamil Nadu


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