EXPORTS OF ORES & MINERALS 2003 - 2004 TO 2004 - 2005

Value in Rs. Crores

Mineral

Unit

2003- 2004@

  2004- 2005 @(P)

Quantity

Value

Quantity

Value

Abrasives ( natural )

t

51723

19

33116

18

Alumina

t

808181

795

896518

1247

Barytes

t

405833

58

442501

73

Bauxite

t

896138

171

1131472

134

Bentonite

t

80664

14

285096

37

Building & monumental stones NES

t

1412125

362

1313680

470

Cement copper ( precipitated ) $

t

$

$

$

$

Chromite

t

745119

149

1116401

798

Coal

'000 t

1612

292

1374

243

Copper ores & conc.

t

300

++

18990

15

Diamond ( mostly cut )

-

**

38145

**

46557

Emerald ( uncut & cut )

-

**

216

**

306

Felspar ( natural )

t

245197

47

448204

75

Felspar ( uncut & cut )

-

**

38

**

16

Flint

t

430

++

241

++

Fullers earth

t

66078

13

134103

20

Garnet ( cut & uncut ) :Total

-

**

4

**

12

Garnet ( natural )

t

213863

64

174199

51

Granite : Total

t

2098165

2506

2468163

2562

Gypsum & plaster

t

62963

8

103003

10

Ilmenite

t

163878

87

424866

154

Iron ore

'000 t

51498

5174

83165

13950

Kaolin

t

56940

13

65610

18

Lead ores & concs.

t

543

3

81157

172

Lime stone

t

219255

18

343814

26

Manganese ore :total

t

239632

50

317787

70

Marble : Total

t

233663

227

234455

212

Mica : total

t

123271

137

97842

88

Natural gas

t

17163

39

29523

54

Precious & semi-prec. stones NES : Total

-

**

714

**

754

Quartz & Quartzite ( natural )

t

71687

23

114693

37

Red oxide (Ochre) #

t

2653

6

1007

2

Rutile

t

41451

29

11309

11

Salts ( others than common salt )

t

165187

17

1738229

115

Sand , excl. metal bearing

t

82665

8

119168

12

Silica sand

t

35436

26

43413

31

Slate :total

t

131357

146

59210

186

Sodium nitrite

t

.....

.....

.....

.....

Steatite : total

t

29340

18

59210

20

Sulphur : Total$$

t

3483

3

2465

3

Wollastonite

t

7673

7

6990

6

Zinc ores & concs.

t

62041

75

180704

274

Other Minerals

-

 

190

 

503

All Minerals

-

 

49912

 

69342

++ Negligible
**Quantity figures not given due to partial coverage.
$: Cement copper (ppt) excluded from ores and Minerals w.e.f. 2003-04
NES : Not elsewhere specified
@ : including re-exports
# : Includes yellow ochre
$$ : Shifted from ores & minerals and reclassified as mineral based products
p: figures are provisional and likely to be revised
Source : DGCI&S Kolkata