Mineral Potentiality

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  • Telangana is the Only State in entire Southern India with vast deposits of Coal. The Black Gold is being mined by M/s.Singareni Collieries Company Ltd, (State Government Company).
  • State is endowed with medium grade Iron Ore deposits in Bayyaram Reserve Forest and Float Iron Ore deposits in Revenue & Patta Lands of Khammam District and low grade scattered Iron Ore deposits in Karimnagar District.
  • Iron Ore deposits in Telangana State is under exploration by GSI, DM&G and SCCL to assess mineral reserves for establishment of Steel Plant as envisaged in State Reorganisation Act, 2014.
  • Uranium deposit with estimated reserves of 20000 Metric Tons occurs in Lambapur, Pulicherla, Nammapuram & Yellapuram areas of Nalgonda District. M/s.Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL) filed application over an extent of 542 Hectares for mineral concession.
  • Vast Limestone deposits occur in Nalgonda,Suryapet, Vikarabad, Peddapalli, Mancherial, Komram Bheem & Adilabad Districts. (53) mining leases existing with (21) Cement Plants established. Large extent of mineral deposits yet to be tapped in Government patta & forest areas with immense scope for newer cement industries.
  • Manganese Ore occurs in Adilabad District. Previously exploited by M/s. Manganese Ore India Ltd. (MOIL), a GoI Undertaking. Now being mined by private sector.
  • Tan Brown porphyritic granite deposit occurring as younger emplacements in Karimnagar, Peddapally, Jagityal, Rajanna-Sircilla District is unique and is being exploited on large scale. With variation in colour of feldspar, brown/brownish component, the granite is marketed under commerical name Coffee Brown, Maple Red. These varieties being exported to China & South East Asian Countries.
  • Gneissic Granite occurring in Bheemgal and other areas in Nizamabad District is marketed under commerical name Indian Aurora and it is mostly used for flooring purpose and manufacture of monuments with good international market.
  • Dolerite dykes occur in Khammam, Warangal Urban, Warangal Rural, Mahabubabad, Nalgonda, Suryapet, Yadadri-Bhuvanagiri, Rangareddy,Vikarabad, Mahabubnagar, Wanaparthy & Nagar Kurnool Districts are prominent for extraction of cut & dressed blocks of Jet Black, Absolute Black, Tiger Skin and other varieties of Granite.
  • Limestone Slabs occur in Vikarabad and Nalgonda Districts. Suitable for flooring & elevation purposes being marketed in entire Country.
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