India’s First Ranked State in Mineral Resource

India's First Ranked State in Mineral Resource

India is one of the world’s most naturally asset country. India is the owner of various minerals which help the country economically

1. Iron ore – Orissa

2. Coal – Jharkhand

3. Bauxite (Aluminium Ore) – Orissa


4. Chromite (Chromium ore) – Orissa

5. Quartz – Rajasthan

6. Manganese – Orissa


7. Lead & Zinc – Rajasthan

8. Limestone – Andhra Pradesh


9. Mica – Andhra Pradesh

10. Calcite (source of marble) – Rajasthan

11. Gypsum (used in fertiliser, plaster of paris etc.) – Rajasthan

12. Asbestos – Andhra Pradesh

13. Barytes (used as weighting agent for drilling fluids in oil & gas exploration, barium is used in CT Scan) – Andhra Pradesh

14. Copper Ore – Madhya Pradesh

15. Gold – Karnataka


16. Diamond – Madhya Pradesh

17. Corundum (source of ruby, sapphire) – Maharashtra

18. Rock Salt – Himachal Pradesh

19. Crude Oil – Gujarat


20. Natural Gas – Assam/Nagaland