Important minerals and their locations in Madhya Pradesh

By Trupti Thool|Updated : March 8th, 2022

This article is about the Important minerals and their locations in Madhya Pradesh. This article will help students to fetch more marks in various state exams like MPPSC, MP Vyapam, MP Jail Prahari, MP Police, etc. There will be 4-5 questions could be asked related to Important minerals and their locations in Madhya Pradesh. There are some related facts that are important for upcoming MP State Exams. 

 Important minerals and their locations in Madhya Pradesh

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Mineral

Production Area/ Location

Important Facts

Bauxite

Katni (highest producer), Shahdol, Anooppur

  • In terms of reserves and production, Madhya Pradesh stood at 6th position in the country.

Corundum

Sidhi district

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Kaolinite

Betul, Chhatarpur, Sidhi, Satna, Umaria, Raisen, Chhindwara.

  • The Kaolinite utensils manufacturing units are situated in Rewa (highest producer), Jabalpur (second position), Gwalior, Jhabua.

Rock Phosphate

Sagar (highest producer), Chhatarpur, Jhabua

  • In reserves, Madhya Pradesh stood at third position while in production it is at second position.

Asbestos

Jhabua, Narsinghpur, Balaghat, Sidhi, Sehore, Hoshangabad

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Lead

Datiya, Shivpuri, Jhabua, Jabalpur

  • In reserves, Madhya Pradesh is at third position.

Slate

Mandsaur

  • Madhya Pradesh is the largest producer in the country.

Dolomite

Alirajpur, Indore, Sidhi, Gwalior, Satna, Chhindwara, Mandla, Katni, Jabalpur

  • Madhya Pradesh is the largest producer in the country.

Ochre

Satna (highest producer), Jabalpur, Panna, Gwalior, Betul, Hoshangabad, Riwa, Shahdol

  • Madhya Pradesh is the largest producer in the country.

Tin

Betul (highest producer)

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Vanadium

Betul

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Platinum

Betul

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Uranium

Shahdol

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Nickel

Sidhi

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Feldspar

Chhindwara, Jabalpur

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Granite

Panna, Tikamgarh, Chhatarpur, Sagar, Datiya, Balaghat, Betul, Shivpuri

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Tungsten

Hoshangabad

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Quartz

Riwa

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Diamond

Panna

  • Madhya Pradesh is the largest producer in the country.

Pyrophyllite

Chhatarpur, Shivpuri, Tikamgarh

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Graphite

Betul

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Copper

Balaghat, Chhindwara, Betul, Tikamgarh, Jhabua, Sidhi, Katni

  • In India, 50% copper is produced from Malanjkhand of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Malanjkhand is also known as the City of Copper.

Mica

Balaghat (highest producer), Chhindwara, Mandsaur, Jhabua

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Calcite

Barwani, Jhabua, Khargone

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Limestone

Satna, Katni, Damoh, Riwa, Dhar, Jabalpur

  • Madhya Pradesh stood at 2nd position (production) and 7th position (reserves).
  • Katni is also known as the City of Limestone.

Marble

Bhedaghat, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Siwani, Betul, Chhindwara, Katni, Sidhi, Jhabua, Harda

  • In terms of production, Madhya Pradesh stood at 2nd position.

Coal

Shahdol (highest producer), Sidhi, Singhrauli, Umaria, Betul, Hoshaangabad

  • Madhya Pradesh stood at 4th position (production) and 5th position (reserves).

Gold

Katni, Shahdol, Balaghat

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