Mineral Reserves of Madhya Pradesh



 (Source : Indian Bureau of Mines  Mineral Year  Book 2005 )   

S.No.

Mineral

Unit

Reserves

 

Percentage of Country’s Reserves

Reserve wise Status of Madhya Pradesh

India

Madhya Pradesh

1

Diamond

Thousand Carats

1204.00

1204.00

100

FIRST

2

Pyrophyllite & Diaspore

Million tonnes

12.15/1.13

7.58/1.03

62.39/ 91.75

FIRST

3

Copper Ore

Million tonnes

289.59

144.42

49.87

FIRST

4

Dolomite*

Million tonnes

991.96

120.70

12.17

THIRD

5

Rock Phosphate

Million tonnes

75.39

17.00

22.55

SECOND

6

Manganese Ore

Million tonnes

104.54

19.31

18.47

SECOND

7

Coal  (01.01.2005)

Million tonnes

247847.00

19232.00

7.76

FIFTH

8

Limestone**

Million tonnes

12222.75

1076.65

8.81

FORTH

9

Coal Bed Methane  #

Bcm

1434.00

144.00

10.00

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Note : The  reserve figures include  all grades of deposits.

(Government of Madhya Pradesh, Department of Geology and Mines)

Additional data about certain minerals and with district-wise figures for some districts can be found at http://www.mp.gov.in/geologyandmining/wealth.htm.