Which State is the Largest Producer of Mica in India?

By Priya Gupta|Updated : July 11th, 2022

In India, Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of Mica. It is a silicate mineral popularly known as sheet silicate as it forms in separate layers. Overall, India holds the 8th position among the leading producers of Mica in the world with Andhra Pradesh as the largest Mica producing state with an estimated production of 7626 tonnes in 2013-14 followed by Rajasthan (6635 tonnes) and Bihar (3381 tonnes).

Which Indian State is the Largest Producer of Mica?

Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of Mica in India with a production of 7626 tonnes in the year 2013-14. Around a time span of 100 years, there was a considerable demand for Mica produced in India in the world market, but due to technological improvements, there has been a decline in the demand, supply and production of Mica in India.

  • Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh is famous for the production of Mica.
  • The top four leading producers of Mica in India are Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, and Jharkhand respectively.
  • India ranks in 8th position in the world in the production of Mica.

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  • The largest deposits of Mica in India are in Andhra Pradesh as per the 2013-14 data. Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh is famous for the production of fine quality Mica. The total estimated production in this state in 2013-14 was 7626 tonnes.

  • Rajasthan is the second-largest producer of Mica in India with a production of around 6636 tonnes of Mica in the year 2013-14. It is followed by Bihar which has an estimated output of 3381 tonnes of Mica.

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