MINERAL INFORMATION

MINERAL * PRODUCTION IN INDIA , MARCH 2005
(EXCLUDING ATOMIC MINERALS AND MINOR MINERALS)
MINERAL WISE

Mineral

Unit

2004 - 2005

2003 - 2004

 

 

Quantity

Value
( Rs. '000 )

Quantity

Value
( Rs. '000 )

ALL MINERALS

 

 

678838970

 

642476420

FUEL MINERALS

 

 

572279591

 

554806920

COAL

' 000 t

382137

271568047

361156

258877700

LIGNITE

' 000 t

30341

21846794

27958

20383610

NATURAL GAS (ut)

mcm

30820

89401200

30908

89658000

PETROLEUM (Crude)

' 000 t

34015

189463550

33373

185887610

METALLIC MINERALS

 

 

81942301

 

63959134

BAUXITE

t

11696773

2646750

10924786

2279612

CHROMITE

t

3639848

6762548

2904809

4321241

COPPER ORE

t

2931158

0

2902972

0

COPPER CONC

t

145664

1985554

143135

2067351

GOLD Ore

t

589877

0

622486

0

GOLD (total)

Kg

3526

2145243

3457

1864804

GOLD (primary)

Kg

3526

2145243

3261

1757764

GOLD (by-product)

Kg

0

0

196

107040

IRON ORE (total)

' 000 t

142711

59883133

122838

46497470

IRON ORE (lumps)

' 000 t

57590

25145148

48960

20758748

IRON ORE (fines)

' 000 t

79976

28810210

67679

20370217

IRON ORE (conc.)

' 000 t

5145

5927775

6199

5368505

LEAD & ZINC ORE

t

3928526

0

3644263

0

LEAD CONC.

t

81635

669902

73069

546210

ZINC CONC.

t

666972

4012759

590276

3294113

MANGANESE ORE

t

2378543

3748440

1776153

2793069

SILVER

Kg

10955

84447

37870

293601

TIN CONC.

Kg

23502

3525

15576

1663

NON - METALLIC MINERALS

t

 

24617078

 

23710366

AGATE

t

15

15

55

33

APATITE

t

8596

16250

10448

18320

PHOSPHORITE

t

1184351

1967103

1435959

240073118907

ASBESTOS

t

5619

18857

10107

18907

BALL CLAY

t

527807

64297

837847

116772

BARYTES

t

1161332

505308

723075

416153

CALCITE

t

84187

23506

122329

34499

CHALK

t

131599

33886

117185

29988

CLAY(OTHERS)

t

1224514

51158

790191

30822

CORRUNDUM

Kg

18560

46

117030

293

DIAMOND

crt

78315

375621

71260

318107

DIASPORE

t

21194

11043

13775

7567

DOLOMITE

t

4308938

941994

4050906

906090

DUNITE

t

21925

2451

31040

2920

EMERALD

crt

0

0

0

0

FELSPAR

t

373212

61065

332220

54058

FIRECLAY

t

558716

71751

657080

87712

FELSITE

t

793

828

947

660

FLUORITE (GRADED)

t

3733

9648

6555

15086

FLUORITE (CONC.)

t

7717

62122

5838

45715

FLUORITE (CONC.)(a)

t

2526

20989

2797

22102

FLUORITE (CONC.)(m)

t

5191

41133

3041

23613

GARNET (ABRASIVE)

t

587951

148800

490893

107017

GARNET (GEM)

Kg

90

31

544

149

GRAPHITE ( r.o.m.)

t

100363

3132716

87207

29138

GYPSUM

t

3554973

430538

2773813

312964

JASPER

t

1210

351

2533

747

KAOLIN (total)

t

904989

1052722

896884

982208

KAOLIN (natural) (6)

t

684431

106014

686964

115208

KAOLIN (processed) (7)

t

220558

946708

209920

867000

KYANITTE

t

7710

6585

9057

8494

SILLIMANITE

t

28761

122559

19729

67697

LATERITE

t

704290

59887

828179

78399

LIMESTONE

' 000 t

161462

16768728

153390

15933681

LIMEKANKAR

t

482013

64268

358468

55140

LIMESHELL

t

138380

71891

135782

80943

MAGNESITE

t

381327

529723

323977

411592

MICA (CRUDE)

Kg

1366095

36167

1075681

24504

MICA (Waste & Scrap)

Kg

2801799

0

2927662

0

OCHRE

t

807963

44178

959673

70102

PERLITE

t

334

334

279

279

PYROPHYLLITE

t

269712

36000

176240

27652

PYROXENITE

t

241749

81513

240391

74366

QUARTZ

t

295719

36399

287188

38976

QUARTZITE

t

92641

64436

66654

68552

SILICA SAND

t

1904771

234369

2545969

293778

SAND (OTHERS)

t

1386559

46771

1191854

30741

SALT (ROCK)

t

3073

3811

1813

2248

SHALE

t

2385580

38448

1897969

31148

SLATE

t

4093

1099

11381

6155

STEATITE

t

749969

358520

726398

335126

SELENITE

t

6956

4607

17940

12416

SULPHUR (3)

t

113904

0

108856

0

VERMICULITE

t

3273

4529

4493

4686

WOLLASTONITE

t

172530

120149

150814

117035