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List of Indian States in Mineral Wealth

26-SEP-2016 09:50

    India's major mineral resources include Coal (4th largest reserves in the world), Iron ore, Manganese ore (7th largest reserve in the world), Mica, Bauxite (5th largest reserve in the world), Chromite, Natural gas, Diamonds, Limestone and Thorium (world's largest along coast of Kerala shores). Here, we are giving the list of Indian States in Mineral Wealth which is very useful for the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

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    Indian States in Mineral Wealth

    Mineral/ Metal/ Non Metal

    State

    Coal

    Jharkhand

    Bauxite (Aluminium Ore)

    Chromite (Chromium Ore)

    Iron Ore

    Manganese

     

    Odisha

    Lead & Zinc

    Calcite (Source of Marble

    Gypsum (used in fertilizer, plaster of Paris etc.)

    Rajasthan

    Asbestos

    Limestone

    Mica

    Barytes (used as weighing agents for drilling fluids in oil & gas exploration, barium is used in CT Scan)

    Andhra Pradesh

    Diamond

    Copper Ore

    Madhya Pradesh

    Gold

    Karnataka

    Corundum (source of ruby, sapphire)

    Maharashtra

    Rock Salt

    Himachal Pradesh

    Crude Oil

    Gujarat

    Natural Gas

    Assam / Nagaland

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