Jamshedpur Mineral Resources
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|
|Gold ||East Singhbhum|
|Kyanite ||Saraikala-Kharsawan and West Singhbhum|
|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. |
|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.|
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