Monday, March 25, 2013

Important Mining Centers Of The World


1. Cleveland -Iron Ore (U. K.)

2. Ungava & Belle Island -Iron Ore (Canada)

3. Carajas -Iron Ore (Brazil)

4. Yampi Sound -Iron Ore (Australia)

5. Paraburdoo -Iron Ore (Australia)

6. Bilbao -Iron Ore (Spain)

7. Nikopol- Largest manganese mines of world (Ukraine)

8. Chuquicamata -copper (Chile)

9. Morenci- Copper (Arizona - largest in US)

10. El Chino- copper (New Mexico)

11. Katanga -copper, cobalt, uranium, cadmium, tin, gold, silver (DMC)

12. Mount Isa -Silver, lead, zinc & copper (Australia)

13. Broken Hill -Silver, Lead & Zinc

14. Witwatersrand- Gold (S. Africa)

15. Kalgoorlie- Gold (Australia)

16. Fushun -Manchuria (Coal)

17. Donetz- Coal (Ukraine)

18. Kuznetsk -Coal (Russia)

19. Karaganda- Coal (Kazakhstan)

20. Mesabi -range Iron ore (Northern Minnesota)

21. Pittsburg- iron & steel capital of the world (Pennsylvania)

22. Port Louis- Sugar industry (Mauritius)

23. Anshan- iron & Steel (China)

24. Lille- Textiles (France)

25. Yallourn -Coal (Australia)


26. Ipoh- Tin (Kinta Valley, Malaysia)

27. Tula -Iron ore (near Moscow)

28. Chiatura -Manganese (Georgia)

29. Chilean desert -Caliche (Chile Saltpeter-NaNO3)

30. Pilbara- Iron ore (Australia)

31. Bomi Hill- Liberia- (Iron Ore

32. Niger- Uranium accounts for 75 per cent mineral export

33. Montana- Copper ( USA)

34. Kra Peninsula -Tin (Narrowest point of Malaysia)

35. Iron Knob- Iron ore (Australia- Now almost exhausted)

36. Minas Gerais -Iron Ore (Brazil)

37. Jos Plateau -Tin (Nigeria)

38. Ozark- Lead-Zinc Ores (USA)

39. Bingham- Copper (United States largest mine)

40. Chihuahua -Important mining town of Mexico – Iron, Lead, copper, silver.

41. Rum Jungle- Uranium (Australia)

42. Krivoi Rog- Iron Ore (Ukraine)

43. Sudbury -Nickel (Canada)

44. Kinta Valley- Tin (Malaysia)

45. Weipa- Bauxite (Australia)

46. Gippsland -Lignite(Australia)

47. Flin Flon- Mining centre in Manitoba, Canada

48. Braden Chile (Copper)

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