Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Jharkhand minerals

JADUGUDA MINES at Jharkhand are related to which of the following ?

Ans. Uranium, They are owned by Uranium Corporation of India, Ltd. (UCIL).

Jharkhand mines and minerals seem to be synonymous with the territory of Jharkhand. Jharkhand possesses a large reserve of mineral wealth within the territory: coal, iron ore, copper ore, bauxite, mica, graphite, kyanite, sillimanite, limestone, etc. form an integral part of mining industry in Jharkhand.

An estimate of the major mines and minerals of Jharkhand are as follows: 

District Important Minerals in Jharkhand Other Minerals
Deoghar, Dhanbad. Coal Fire Clay,Silver.
Garwa. Coal Dolomite.
Bokaro. Coal -
Godda. Coal -
Hazaribagh. Coal Fire-Clay, Feldspar, Mica, Lime stone, Stone-chips.
Dumka. Coal -
Sahibganj. - Silica Sand, Kaolin, Stone chips.
Giridih. Coal Mica.
Latehar, Lohardaga. Bauxite -
Gumla. Bauxite -
Palamau. Iron Ore Fire Clay, Graphite, Dolomite, Feldspar, Limestone, Manganese.
Ranchi. - Lime stone, Kaolin
Jamtara, Kodarma. - Mica, Stone-chips.
East Singhbhum. Uranium, Copper Quartzite, Kaolin, Gold, Silver, Fire Clay, Steatite.
West Singhbhum. Iron Ore Dolomite, Limestone, Manganese, Kyanite.
Sarikela Kharswan, Simdega. - Stone chips.
Pakur. - Stone-chips.
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