Mineral Atlas



DISTRICT -BANDA

 

Location- District lies in the south of Uttar Pradesh, bounded by Fatehpur in the north, Chitrakoot in the east, Hamirpur in the west and Madhya Pradesh in the south.

Toposheet No.-63C, 63D

Latitude-25058′48″ N - 25054′15″ N

Longitude-80007′45″ E - 81001′18 ″ E

Area-4060 sq. Km

 

Geological Setup

 

Almost entire area is covered by 5-10 m thick alluvium. Granite and Gneisses are the main country rock of the area. At places doleritic and diabasic dykes cut across the Bundelkhand Granitoid Complex. Some NE-SW running quartz reefs are also present.

 

Major Rivers-Yamuna, Ken, Baghain.

 

Minerals

 

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Mineral investigation programmes by DGM:

Preliminary investigation of gemstone (diamond) in Kalinjar area

Minor minerals-Granite and Sand

 

Sanctioned leases -
(i) Sand/Morrum- 03

(ii) Gitti - 48

Mineral Based industries & investment-

Stone crushers-09

 
 

Revenue from major and minor minerals (2005-2006)-Rs.560.03 Lakhs