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Mineral Reserves & Production

Reserves of important minerals in Jharkhand

MineralsReserves as on 01.04.1995, '000 tonneLocation
ProvedProbablePossibleTotal
Apatite-21109603070Singhbhum
Asbestos(t)3471153972147740345Roroburu, Singhbhum
Barytes--1515-
Bauxite15398190883364968135Palamu, Ranchi, Gumla, Lohardaga(+Monger)
China clay442488303267645930Lohardaga, Ranchi, Dumka, Sahibganj, Singhbhum
Chromite1321300334
Cobalt(m.t.)-2.007.009.00Singhbhum
Copper ore465844185220245108690Singhbhum, Giridih
Dolomite109349648928229864Palamu, Garwah
Feldspar(t)12319143860645897095151506Dumka, Hazaribagh, Deogarh
Fireclay10402184920450462Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Palamu, Bokaro, Giridih, Ramgarh
Garnet38171772Hazaribagh
Gold ore(t)7200--7200Ranchi, Singhbhum
Granite ('000 cm.m)--1910519105Dumka, Godda, Deogarh, Ranchi, Daltonganj
Graphite17696189753182229389678Palamu
Iron ore
Hematite(m.t)18255283042657Singhbhum, Palamu
Magnetite(m.t.)1225Singhbhum, Palamu
Kyanite90--90Singhbhum
Limestone284907666000613410964917Hazaribagh, Santhal Pargana, Palamu, Singhbhum, Ranchi(+Monger, Rohtas)
Manganese ore54214316782363Singhbhum
Mica--1355413554Koderma, Giridih, Hazaribagh(+Nawada, Monger, Bhagalpur)
Nickel ore-2.007.009.00
Quartz(silica sand)8826064129483136429Singhbhum, Dumka, Deogarh, Palamu, Hazaribagh, Sahibganj
Quartzite223814112203492219842
Sillimanite--7575
Sillimanite--7575
Talc/Stealite/Soapstone1249228289Singbhum, Giridih, (+Monger)
Titanium minerals
Tmenite--670670
Rutile--1010
Vermiculite(t)--1502415024
Coal3353228388.385898.98679819.36Jharia, Bokaro, Karanpura, Hutur, Auranga, Daltanganj, Deogarh, Rajmahal Coal Feilds

Production of Minerals in Jharkhand

Sl. No.Name of MineralTotal Production
as % of Total Mineral Prodcn.
Percent from JharkhandProdcn. at rest of Bihar
1Copper0.77100.0Nil
2Kyanite0.5485.0Nil
3Quartzite0.0360.55.3
4Mica (crude)0.4158.5Neg.
5Asbestos0.0453.0Nil
6Apatite0.0248.6Nil
7Coal54.2744.5Nil
8Sand0.0237.3Nil
9Fireclay0.0933.0Neg.
10Chinaclay (Processed)0.1728.7Nil
11Bauxite0.3632.4Nil
12Iron Ore7.5922.4Nil
13Limestone4.753.77.5
14Mangnese Ore1.590.6Nil
15Pyrite0.12Nil100.0
16Other Minerals26.284.37Nil
Total10027.770.47