Minerals Resources

Mineral Belts of India

(1) North-Eastern Peninsular Belt:

• It is the richest mineral belt of India.

• Comprises of Chotanagpur plateau and Orissa plateau in Jharkhand, West Bengal and Orissa.

• The Chhotanagpur plateau is known as the mineral heart land of India, also Ruhr of India.

• It contains large quantities of coal, iron, manganese, mica, bauxite, Copper, Chromites, and Kyanite.

(2) Central Belt:

• It is the 2nd largest mineral belt of India. • Comprises of Chhattisgarh, M.P, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.

• It has large deposits of Manganese, bauxite, limestone, marble, coal, gems (Panna), mica, iron ore, graphite, etc.

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