Mineral Atlas



Location- District lies in the south west of Uttar Pradesh, bounded by Jalaun in the north, Hamirpur in the east, Madhya Pradesh in the west & Lalitpur in the south.

Toposheet No.- 54K, 54 O

Latitude- 25006′54″ N - 26000′ N

Longitude- 78020′12″ E - 79030′24″ E

Area- 5024 sq. Km

Geological Setup


Bundelkhand Gneissic Complex (2600 my.) with distinct features of NE-SW trending quartz reefs and NW-SE trending dolerite dykes

Major Rivers-Betwa, Dhasan, Jamni & Pahuj


Mineral investigation programmes by DGM:

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Investigation of Bundelkhand Quartz reefs for its commercial uses.


Major minerals- Diaspore & Pyrophyllite.                               

Reserve as on Mar.31st 2006:
(i) Diaspore-23, 300 tonnes                

(ii)Pyrophyllite-4.86lakh tonnes.

Minor minerals- Granite, Morrum, Road ballast and Quartz

Sanctioned leases -
(i)  Sand and morrum - 04

(ii) Boulder - 319

(iii) Red Morrum - 04

(iv) Diaspore-Pyrophyllite - 05

Mineral Based industries

(i) Stone crushers- 82 (Rs.4920 Lakhs)

(ii) Diaspore & Pyrophyllite beneficiation plant -01

   (iii) Granite polishing unit -01

Revenue from major and minor minerals
(2005-2006)-Rs.1355.76 Lakhs