List of Indian States in Mineral Wealth

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.
Created On: Sep 26, 2016 09:50 IST
Modified On: Sep 26, 2016 11:57 IST

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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