Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Non Metallic Minerals


Limestone -M.P, Chattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan

Dolomite -Orissa (Birmitrapur in Sundergarh District-largest in India), M.P & Chattisgarh

Phosphate -Rajasthan (Udaipur) Uttaranchal (Dehradun), M.P. (Jhabua), U.P. (Lalitpur)

Kaolin -Kerala is largest producer.

Mica -Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand (Kodarma-Large) & Rajasthan

Gypsum -Rajasthan & J & K.

Steatite- Rajasthan. It is also called soapstone/ Potstone.

Magnesite -Tamil Nadu

Pyrite- Bihar is sole producer

Graphite- Orissa, Rajasthan

Diamond -M.P. (Panna)

Beryllium -Rajathan, Jharkhand

Salt (NaCl)- Gujarat (60%), Tamil Nadu & Maharashtra


Marble- Rajasthan

Zircon -Beach Sand of Kerala

Kyanite -Singhbum distict in Jharkhand-largest. Used as refractory material

Antimony- Punjab

Asbestos -Karnataka & Rajasthan

Beryllium -Rajasthan

Sulphur -Tamil Nadu

Tin- Bihar, Jharkhand

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