Jamshedpur Mineral Resources

Jamshedpur is located on Chotanagpur plateau which is abundant in natural resources. Rivers such as Damodar, Koel and Subarnarekha flow through this region. Minerals like iron, uranium, magnite, coal, graphite are found in abundance here. This is the reason why Jamshedpur, Bokaro and Ranchi are home to many industries which are based on these minerals.

Jharkhand State Mineral Development Corporation will explore precious stone emerald in Hariana and Baranmuti area falling under Dalbhumgarh of East Singhbhum district.The state government has decided to provide license to JSMDC.
 
In East India, Jamshedpur shines as an important Industrial centre. Companies such as tata Steel, Tata Power, Telcon, Tata Motors, Lafarge Cement, BOC Gases, TCS, TCF, TRF, Tinplate etc. are based here. Adityapur is one of the largest industrial zones and there are around 1,200 small and medium scale industries here.

Jharkhand state leads in production of minerals. It is a leading producer of bauxite, silver, coal, gold, kainite and feldspar. UCIL (Uranium Corporation of India Ltd.) processes uranium ore which is utilized as fuel in nuclear power reactors. These mining and processing units (underground mines and opencast mines are located in East Singhbhum district (Jamshedpur).


List of Mineral Resources of Jamshedpur:


 Minerals 
Where they are found
Bauxite
Dumka, Gumla, Latehar, Lohardaga
and Palamau districts.
China clay
Dumka,Hazaribagh, Lohardaga, East & West Singhbhum,Sahebganj and Ranchi districts.
Coal
Bokaro,Deoghar, Dhanbad, Giridih, Godda, Hazaribagh,Palamau, Pakur and Ranchi districts.
Copper
Hazaribagh and East Singhbhum districts.
Dolomite
Garhwa and Palamau districts.
Feldspar
Deoghar, Dhanbad, Dumka, Giridih, Hazaribagh,
Jamtara, Koderma, Latehar, Palamau and Ranchi districts..
Fireclay
Dhanbad, Dumka, Giridih,
Godda, Hazaribagh, Latehar, Palamau, Ranchi and West Singhbhum districts.
 
iron ore(hematite)
Gumla, Hazaribagh, Latehar,
Palamau and East Singhbhum district.
Graphite
Palamau district.
Manganese ore
East &West Singhbhum districts.
Mica
Giridih and Koderma districts.
Ochre
West Singhbhum district.
 
Limestone
Bokaro, Dhanbad, Garhwa,Giridih, Hazaribagh, Palamau, Ranchi, East & West
Singhbhum districts.

Gold
East Singhbhum
district.

Kyanite
Saraikala-Kharsawan and West Singhbhum
districts.
 
Barites
Palamau and East Singhbhum districts.
 
Quartz/Silica sand 
Deoghar, Dhanbad,Dumka, Giridih, Godda, Hazaribagh, Jamtara,Koderma, Latehar, Palamau, Ranchi, Sahebganj,Saraikala-Kharsawan and West Singhbhum districts.
Asbestos
East &West Singhbhum districts.
Dunite/Pyroxenite
East Singhbhum district.
Garnet 
Hazaribagh district.
Quartzite
East & West Singhbhum districts.
Talc/Steatite/
Soapstone 
Giridih, Kodarma, Palamau, East &
West Singhbhum districts.
Sillimanite
Hazaribagh district.
 
Titanium minerals
Ranchi and East Singhbhum districts. 
Vermiculite
Giridih and Hazaribagh districts
Granite
Deogarh, Dhanbad, Dumka, Giridih,
Godda, Gumla, Hazaribagh, Koderma, Lohardaga,Palamau, Ranchi and East Singhbhum districts.

Andalusite and Rock phosphate 
Palamau district.
Apatite, Chromite, Cobalt, Nickel, Gold and Silver
East Singhbhum district.
Bentonite Pakur and
Sahebganj districts. 


                                



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