Mineral Atlas


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

Toposheet No.-54 O

Latitude-250 0 4′36″ N - 25035′45″ N

Longitude-79020′12″ E - 80015′00″ E

Area-2884 sq. Km

Geological Setup

The area consists of Bundelkhand Gneissic Complex and alluvium.

Major Rivers- Dhasan, Urmil, Burma, Arjun


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Major mineral-Pyrophyllite and Diaspore

Reserve as on Mar.31st 2006:  (i) Diaspore-150.00 tonnes

                                                (ii)Pyrophyllite-1.21 lakh tonnes

Minor mineral- Granite and Morrum

Sanctioned leases -
(i) Sand and morrum - 02

(ii) Building stone (Granite) - 201

(iii) Red Morrum - 04

(iv) Diaspore / Pyrophyllite - 03

Mineral Based industries


          (i)  Stone crushers- 78

          (ii) Stone crushers (Irkon)-02

(iii) Stone crushers (H.C.C)-01

   (iv) Diaspore & Pyrophyllite -03

       Revenue from major and minor mineral (2005-2006)- Rs 1321.22 Lakhs