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Jharkhand Minerals

harkhand is endowed with vast natural resources specially the vast variety of minerals ranging from Iron ore, Coal, Copper ore, Mica, Bauxite, Fire clay, Graphite, Kyanite, Sillimanite, Lime stone, Uranium & other minerals. Jharkhand is the leading producer of mineral wealth in the country. The total value of mineral production is amounted to over Rs. 3000crores.

Sl.No.

Mineral

No. of Mines

Production

Unit

Rank in the Country

1. Coal 183 59919 Thousand Tonnes

3

2. Iron ore 28 8659 Thousand Tonnes

1

3. Boxite 6 1029 Thousand Tonnes

3

4. Lime Stone 33 1242 Thousand Tonnes
5. Copper Ores 5 1189 Thousand Tonnes

1

6. Manganese 18718 Tonnes

7. Micca 84 1082 Tonnes

1

8. Kainite 3 4922 Tonnes

1

9. China Clay 25 23256 Tonnes

10. Fire Clay 49970 Tonnes

11. Graphite 7276 Tonnes

8

12. Silver 13648 K.G.

13. Gold 254 K.G.

6

14. Uranium

1

15. Cromite

2

16. Asbestus

1

17. Thorium

3

18. Isemenite

2

References:

http://www.jharkhand.nic.in/mines/minerals.htm

 

 

 

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