Mineral Resources of Uttar Pradesh


 

S. No.

Mineral

Locality

District

Reserves (In lakh tonnes As on mar. 31st -06)

Approx. Amount (In Crore Rupees)

Uses

1

Bauxite*

Rajauan

Chitrakoot

94.22

207.04

Alluminium, Refractory Industry

2

China Clay

Naudiha, Ramgarh, Garda

Sonbhadra

165.0

6505.00

Ceramics, Refractory Industry

3

Coal

Kakri, Bina, Dhughichua, Kharia

Sonbhadra

7220.00
(source-IBM)

65702.00

Thermal Power, Cement, Caramics Industies etc.

4

Diaspore

Garhmau, Mailar, Gaurari, Tori

Jhansi, Mahoba, Lalitpur

0.50

3.87

Refractory

5

Pyrophyllite

Garhmau, Mailar, Gaurari, Tori

Jhansi, Mahoba, Lalitpur

12.17

17.90

Refractory, Ceramics, Talc, Insecticide etc.

6

Feldspar

Khajraha-Buzurg

Jhansi

1.00

4.60

Ceramics Industry

7

Silica Sand

Shankargarh, Bargarh, Lalapur

Allahabad, Chitrakoot

150.00

2223.00

Glass & Foundry Industry

8

Granite

Kalapahar, Khailar, Kewal, Bijoli

Jhansi, Mahoba, Lalitpur, Banda, Sonbhadra

484919000
M3
(source-IBM)

61852.00

Polished slab & tiles

9

Dolominte

Bari

Sonbhadra

200.00

340.00

Iron & Steel Industry

10

Limestone

Bhalua, Kajrahat, Billi, Ghurma

Sonbhadra

4000.00

6840.00

Cement & Steel Industry

11

Rock Phosphate

Pisnari & Tori

Lalitpur

60.00

369.00

Fertilizer & Elemental Phosphorus Industry

12

Sillimanite

Chhipiya

Sonbhadra

32.00

1659.200

Refractory Industry

* Lies in the sanctuary area
Approximate Cost of mineral reserve Rs. 145,067.00 Crores