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India Minerals - Where are minerals found in India?

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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