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Aluminium – Kerala, U.P. and M.P
Antimony – Punjab and Karnataka
Asbestos – Bihar, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh
Bantonite – Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir.
Bauxite – Bihar, Orissa, Maharashtra and Madhya Predesh
Beryllium – Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Kashmir and Bihar
Carborundum – Asom, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kashmir
Cement – Madhya Predesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana.
China Clay – Kerala, Rajmahal Hills, Singhbhum district of Bihar.
Chromite – Singhbhum (Jharkhand), Bhagalpur (Bihar), Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Salem (Tamil Nadu), Shimoga and Chitradurg (Karnataka), Keonjhar (Orissa), Ladakh (Kashmir)
Coal – Raniganj (W. Bengal), Jharia, bokaro, Karanpur (Jharkhand), Panch Valley and Chanda (M.P.), Singareni (Andhra) and Mukum (Asom)
Cobalt – Rajasthan and Kerala
Copper – Singhbhum and Hazaribagh (Jharkhand), Khetri (Rajasthan) and Balaghat (M.P.)
Diamond – Panna, Chhatarpur and Satna districts of Madhya Pradesh and kernool (M.P.).
Felspar – Rewa (M.P.), Burdwan (W. Bengal), Alwar and Ajmer (Rajasthan), Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu)
Fuller’s Earth – Rajasthan, M.P. and Karnataka
Gold – Kolar and Hatti gold-fields (Karnataka) and A.P.
Graphite – Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Orissa and Kerala
Gypsum – Bikaner and Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh
Heavy Water – Talcher (Orissa), Kota (Rajasthan), Baroda (Gujarat), Tuticorn (Tamil Nadu)
Illemenite – Bihar, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu
Iron Ore – Singhbhum (Jharkhand), Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj (Orissa), Durg, Belladila (Chhattisgarh) and Karnataka
Limestone – Bihar, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
Lead – M.P., A.P., U.P. and Gujarat.
Manganese – Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Goa and Karnataka
Mica – Kodarma in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand, Nellore (Andhra Pradesh), Bhilwala (Rajasthan), Tirunal Valley (Tamil Nadu).
Monazite Sands – Travancore coast (Kerala).
Petroleum – Digboi, Badarpur, Musimpur and Patharia field of Asom; Jwalamukhi (H.P.), Cambey, Ankleshwar (Gujarat), Bombay High.
Salt – Sambhar Lake (Rajasthan) Rann of Kutch (Gujarat)
Salt petre – Punjab, U.P. and Bihar.
Silmanite – Asom, M.P
Silver – Chitradurg, Balari (Karnataka), Singhbhum, Santhal Pargana (Jharkhand), Zawar (Rajasthan) and Cudappah (A.P.)
Tin – Hazaribagh (Jharkhand).
Thorium – Travancore (Kerala).
Tungsten – Rajasthan, W.B., Maharashtra and Karnataka.
Turmeric – Kerala, Andhra Pradesh
Uranium – Bihar and Rajasthan
Zinc – Zawar and Angucha mines in Udaipur and Bhilwara districts of Rajasthan.
Zircon – Occurs in the beach sands of Kerala and Cape Comorin (Tamil Nadu).
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