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List of Mineral Resources found in the districts of Uttar Pradesh

Oct 16, 2018 19:02 IST
    Minerals Map of Uttar Pradesh

    There are a huge quantity of mineral resources are found in the Vindhya mountain range of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh has many resources like limestone, Magnesite, Copper, Gypsum. In this article, Jagran josh is publishing the list of the minerals found in this state. There are lot of questions are asked in the different exams based on these minerals. So students need to pay full attention while reading this article.

    SN

    Minerals  

    District Name  

    1.

    Diamond

    Banda, Mirzapur

    2.

    Gold

    In the range of Sharda and Ramganga, Parishi area (Sonbhadra), Berwar (Lalitpur)

    3.

    Uranium  

    Lalitpur

    4.

    Line stone  

    Guruma-Kanaach-Basahari (Mirzapur), Kajrahat (Sonbhadra)

    5.

    Bauxite

    Banda, Varanasi, Lalitpur

    6.

    Potash salts

    Allahabad, Chandauli, Banda, Jhansi, Sonbhadra

    7.

    Dolomite

    Bari (Sonbhadra), Banda

    8.

    Glass sand

    Shankargarh, Lohargarh (Allahabad), Bargarh (Banda), Aligarh, Chitrakoot

    9.

    Andalusite

    Sonbhadra, Mirzapur

    10.

    Soapstone

    Hamirpur, Jhansi

    11.

    Pyrites

    Sonbhadra

    12.

    Rock phosphate

    Lalitpur

    13.

    Ocher

    Banda

    14.

    Silimineite

    Sonbhadra

    15.

    China clay

    Sonbhadra, Banda

    16.

    Calcite

    Mirzapur

    17.

    Iron ore

    Lalitpur

    18.

    Granite

    Banda, Hamirpur, Lalitpur, Mahoba

    19.

    Diaspore

    Jhansi, Mahoba, Lalitpur, Hamirpur

    20.

    Sand stone

    Mirzapur

    21.

    Gypsum

    Jhansi, Hamirpur

    22.

    Asbestos

    Mirzapur, Jhansi

    23.

    Marble

    Mirzapur, Sonbhadra

    24.

    Feldspar

    Jhansi

    If we compare minerals found in the whole of Uttar Pradesh to the minerals found in the entire country, then this state has only 2% of the total value of the resources found the country. Minerals in this state are found mainly in the southern plateau parts of the state.

    There is not much minerals in this region because of Alluvial deposits in its geologic structure, which often lacks minerals.

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