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List of Mineral Resources found in the districts of Uttar Pradesh

There are a huge quantity of mineral resources are found in the Vindhya mountain range of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh has many resources like limestone, Magnesite, Copper, Gypsum. In this article, Jagran josh is publishing the list of the minerals found in this state. There are lot of questions are asked in the different exams based on these minerals. So students need to pay full attention while reading this article.

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Minerals  

District Name  

1.

Diamond

Banda, Mirzapur

2.

Gold

In the range of Sharda and Ramganga, Parishi area (Sonbhadra), Berwar (Lalitpur)

3.

Uranium  

Lalitpur

4.

Line stone  

Guruma-Kanaach-Basahari (Mirzapur), Kajrahat (Sonbhadra)

5.

Bauxite

Banda, Varanasi, Lalitpur

6.

Potash salts

Allahabad, Chandauli, Banda, Jhansi, Sonbhadra

7.

Dolomite

Bari (Sonbhadra), Banda

8.

Glass sand

Shankargarh, Lohargarh (Allahabad), Bargarh (Banda), Aligarh, Chitrakoot

9.

Andalusite

Sonbhadra, Mirzapur

10.

Soapstone

Hamirpur, Jhansi

11.

Pyrites

Sonbhadra

12.

Rock phosphate

Lalitpur

13.

Ocher

Banda

14.

Silimineite

Sonbhadra

15.

China clay

Sonbhadra, Banda

16.

Calcite

Mirzapur

17.

Iron ore

Lalitpur

18.

Granite

Banda, Hamirpur, Lalitpur, Mahoba

19.

Diaspore

Jhansi, Mahoba, Lalitpur, Hamirpur

20.

Sand stone

Mirzapur

21.

Gypsum

Jhansi, Hamirpur

22.

Asbestos

Mirzapur, Jhansi

23.

Marble

Mirzapur, Sonbhadra

24.

Feldspar

Jhansi

If we compare minerals found in the whole of Uttar Pradesh to the minerals found in the entire country, then this state has only 2% of the total value of the resources found the country. Minerals in this state are found mainly in the southern plateau parts of the state.

There is not much minerals in this region because of Alluvial deposits in its geologic structure, which often lacks minerals.

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