Non Metalic Minerals

Rajasthan is a storehouse of non-metallic & industrial minerals. Mineral wise important location are briefly described below. Many of these areas have been leased out entrepreneurs, but free potential areas can still be available for leasing.

1. Limestone and Dolomite:
SMS Grade Limestone:
Location of the Area Block Area Notified in sq.km. Reserves
(million tonnes)
Grade (%) Average Thickness in mts.
Khiniya-Khinsar, distt. Jaisalmer 1 7.00 24.52 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<1.80%
3.50
Khiniya-Khinsar, distt. Jaisalmer 2 7.00 1.81 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<1.00%
1.50
Khiniya-Khinsar, distt. Jaisalmer 3 7.00 36.64 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<1.80%
2.30
Khiniya-Khinsar, distt. Jaisalmer 4 7.00 8.68 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<1.80%
2.00-2.50
Tulsi Ram Ki Dhani, distt. Jaisalmer - 7.25 50.94 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<1.50%
2.00
Tulsi Ram Ki Dhani, distt. Jaisalmer B 5.00 14.04 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<1.70%
1.50-2.00
Tulsi Ram Ki Dhani, distt. Jaisalmer A 7.00 12.36 CaO-52.90%,
SiO2-1.15%
 
Parewar, distt. Jaisalmer - 7.20 24.97 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<4.12%
3.35
Joga, distt. Jaisalmer -   15.20 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-0.16-1.76%
 
Dhonkliwali Dhani, distt. Jaisalmer -   13.79 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<1.80%
2.85
Mandha-Rata, Dhonkliwali Dhani etc., distt. Jaisalmer - - 72.44 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<1.70%
1.50-2.00
Sojat-Gotan-Mundwa, distt. Pali - 45.00 (161 locations) 27.00 CaO-52-54%,
SiO2-<3.00%
0.50-12.00
 
SMS Grade Dolomite:
District   Area   Reserves
(million tonnes)
Grade (%)
Jodhpur Morija-
Munjasar
Not estimated MgO-18.50-22.15%
SiO2- <2.00%
Jodhpur Indo Ki 
Dhani block
3.00 MgO-20-21.55%
SiO2-0.16-1.70%
Jodhpur Indo Ka 
Talao block
10.00 MgO-21-21.55%
SiO2- <2.00%
Jodhpur Amla-Chilla
block
Not estimated MgO-22-21.55%
SiO2- <2.00%
Chittaurgarh Chittoriya-
Chandakheri

45.00

MgO-18 - 21%
SiO2- <1.00%
 
2. Fuel Mineral:
Lignite:
District   Area   Reserves
(million tonnes)
Grade (%)  
Barmer Kapurdi 150.40 FC-15 to 50%, Ash-5 to 20% CF Value- 2001-3500
Barmer Jalipa 316.28 FC- 17 to 26%, Ash-10 to 17% CF Value- 2001-3500
Barmer Bothia (Jalipa Extension) 151.67  
Barmer Giral 101.90 FC-15 to25%, Ash- 15 to 20%, CF Value- 2001-3000
Barmer Jogeshwar thala 34.50  CV-2990
Barmer Sonari 43.59  CV-2790
Barmer Sachha-
Sauda
28.70   CV-2819
Barmer Sindri 700.00 CV-3000
Barmer Bharka 9.45  
Barmer Gunga-
Bothia
-Bhadka
10.45  
Bikaner Palana 23.57 FC-21.1-25.2%,
Ash-3.9-5.8%,
CV- 3350
Bikaner Barsingsar 79.00 FC-12-26%, Ash-5-26%,
CV 2001-3800
Bikaner Gurha 
(East & West)
79.76 FC-12-25%, Ash- 2-25%,
CV-2836
Bikaner Bholasar 3.90  
Bikaner Bithnok 57.66 FC-15-25%, Ash- 5-25%,
CV-2500-3000
Bikaner Bithnok
East Extension
20.00 FC-15-25%, Ash- 5-25%,
CV-2500-3000 
Bikaner Gadiyala & Bithnok West 40.00  
Bikaner Raneri 34.74 FC-22.6%,
Ash- 7.0%,
CV- 3100
Bikaner Mandal Charan 17.70 FC-18.5%,
Ash-12.7%
CV- 2839
Bikaner Hadla 34.98 CV-2390
Bikaner Badhnu 1.87 FC-18.2%,
Ash-14.1%,
CFValue-2658
Bikaner Khari - Charan 3.70
6.53
CV<1000
CV- 1080
Bikaner Hira Ki 
Dhani
0.66 FC-19.8%,
Ash- 16%
CF Value- 3780
Bikaner Chak-
Vijaysinghpura
0.36 CV-2404
Bikaner Palana South 2.50  
Jaisalmer Khuri 13.80 CV-2300
Nagaur Kasnau-Igiyar 64.90 FC-20.1%,
Ash-12.0%
CV- 2533
Nagaur Matasukh 10.10 FC-26.6%,
Ash-9.0%
CF Value- 2959
Nagaur Mokala 36.56 FC-18.8%,
Ash-12.0%
CF Value-2867
Nagaur Nimbri-
Chadawatan
9.00 FC-18.8%,
Ash-11.8%,
CF Value-2777
Nagaur Kaprion Ki 
Dhani
17.00  CV-1703
Nagaur Merta Road &
Meera Nagar
83.20 FC-17.7%
Ash-14.6%,
CF Value-2684
Nagaur Indawar 12.00 FC-18.4%
Ash-11.2%
CF Value- 2776
Nagaur Kuchera 1.00 FC-19.6%
Ash-12.0%,
CF Value-2778
Nagaur Lunsara

7.31

FC-19.5%
Ash-10.7%
CF Value- 2838
 
Barytes:
Important deposits of barytes occur in district of Alwar and Udaipur. In Alwar it occurs in the area of Sainpuri, Zahir Ka kera, Ramsinghpura, Bhankhera, Karoli, Jamroli, Umrain, Girara, Dholera and a reserve of 75000 tonnes containing 95% BaSO4. In Udaipur district it is found near village Relpatliya where about 1 million tonne reserves containing 80 to 95% BaSO4.have been assessed by the department. In rajsamand district baryte occurs in Delwara-Kesuli-Nathdwara belt where 41000 tonnes of baryte reserves containing 60-95% BaSO4 were estimated. In Bundi dist. it is found in Umar area where 1650 tonnes of byrates reserves containing 78.6% BaSO4 have been assessed. Similarly in Bhilwara district a reserve of 1600 tonnes of barytes containing 80-90% BaSO4 were estimated.
 
Calcite:
The important deposits of calcite in the state are Maonda and Raipur in Sikar district (40,000 tonnes); Khila in Sirohi district (0.88 million tonnes); Dhinkali, Gayphal and Rabcha in Udaipur district 0.4 million tonnes and Dwarikpura and Nazar in Jaipur Dist. (51,000 tonnes).
 
Clay:
Rajasthan possesses ball clay, fire clay and china clay deposits, the known reserves of these clays are of the order of 38 million tonnes, 17.8 million tonnes and 208 million tonnes respectively. A reserve of 20 million tonnes of fireclay can be obtained from lignite areas of Bikaner districts. The important locations of clay deposits are Bikaner district (Nal, Kolayat, Kotri, Barsinghsar, Mudh, Gura, Chanli etc.), Pali district (Literiya, Khardiya etc.), Jaisalmer district (Devikot, Mandai etc.) Nagaur distt. (Mungva, Khajwana, Rol, Indawar etc.) Barmer district (Gunga, Kapurdi, Jalipa etc.), Bhilwara distt. (Mangrup, Kotri, Jahajpur etc.), Chittorgarh district (Eral, Sawa etc.) Jaipur district (Torda, Buchara, Fatehpur etc.) Sawai Madhupr district (Basu, Raesena etc.) Sikar district, (Mahawa, Purshottampura etc.), Ajmer district (Maliya, Lughiya etc.) Jodhpur district (Jewasiya, Ramasani-Rampura, Kheradiya etc.)
 
Dolomite:
The important dolomite deposits are Bajla-Kabra (Ajmer) having 13 million tonnes of all grade; Mandal, Koshithal (Bhilwara) having 20 & 28 million tonnes of all grade respectively. Chittoria - Gorla - Chandakheri (Chittorgarh) having 45 million tonnes with MgO 18 to 21%, and SiO2 0.6- 4%; Kotputli, Manwa-Ramgarh, Bhaislana (Jaipur) having 31 Million tonnes all grade; Chicha, Chalota (Jaisalmer) 3.15 million tonnes all grade; Indo-Ki-Dhani, Indolai Ka Talab, Rathoro Ka Dhora (Jodhpur) having 5 million tonnes SMS grade; Daulatpura, Balpura (Sikar) having 1.95 million tonnes of all grade; and Iswal, Haldighati (Udaipur) having 2.55 million tonnes of all grade.
 
Emerald:
Rajasthan emerald belt extends for 185 kms. strike length from Gamgurha in Rajsamand district to Bubani in Ajmer district. Important areas are Rajgarh, Tikhi, Kalaguman. The occurrences are highly sporadic and variable.
 
Feldspar:
Ajmer district is the leading producer in the state having about 17 million tonnes estimated reserves of feldspar containing 11 to 14% K2O. The important occurrences are:

Ajmer- Dadlia, Sander Sari, Loharwada, Berawa, Fatehgarh, Dantor, Lohargarh, Taragarh etc. Alwar- Talarpur-Khatrhal Pali- Chanodeya, Pratapgarh, Dungar, Bera, Barentia , etc.,Bhilwara- Mandal, Asind etc.,

 
Fluorite:
The important deposits of fluorite in Rajasthan are Mando Ki Pal and Kahila in Dungarpur distt where 0.7 million tonnes and 2.5 lacs tonnes of reserves with 17% and 20% CaF2 content respectively have been proved. In Karada, Jalore distt. 0.17 million tonnes reserves with 20 to 80% CaF2; in Chowkri-Chapoli, Sikar distt. 0.35 million tonnes reserves with 8 to 15% CaF2 have been estimated.
 
Garnet:
Garnet deposits are located in Udaipur, Ajmer, Bhilwara, Rajsamand and Tonk districts covering a strike length of 250 kms. Most important gem variety is found in Tonk district in a 11 km. long belt running from Kalyanpura to Rajmahal.
 
Gypsum:
The total reserves of gypsum in the State are estimated at 1070 million tonnes The important localities are Bhadwasi (Nagaur) having 930 million tonnes with 80% CaSO4 2H2O; Mohangarh, Lakhakhedar, Nachana, Bhadra (Jaisalmer) having 12.4 million tonnes with 50 to 80% CaSO4 2H2O; Jamsar, Dhirera, Lunkanasar (Bikaner) having 20 million tonnes with 70-80% CaSO4 2H2O.
 
Potash:
It is found in Rajasthan in Lakhasar, Gussainsar, Bikaner, Kalu, Malkisar, Ganganagar areas in the form of polyhalite. About 739 million tonnes reserves estimated with 0.75 to 8% K below depth of 500 mts. (By Geological Survey of India)
 
Rock-Phosphate:
Important deposit of rock-phosphate in the state are in Jhamar-Kotra (Udaipur) having 77 m.t . with 12 to 38% P2O5; Maton (Udaipur) having 9.20 million tonnes with 15 to 25% P2O5; Kanpur (Udaipur) having 5.83 million tonnes with 12 to 15% P2O5; Dakan Kotra (Udaipur) having 1.40 million tonnes with 12 to 20% P2O5; Dhol Ki Patti, Ekalingpura (Udaipur) having 3.85 million tonnes with 12 to 15% P2O5; Birmania (Jaisalmer) having 4.34 million tonnes with 12.91% P2O5; Achrol (Jaipur) having with 1.18 million tonnes 5 to 10 % P2O5; Sallopat (Banswara) having 1.00 million tonnes with 15 to 30% P2O5.
 
Silica Sand:
The important deposits of silica sand are Barodia (Bundi) having 1.16 million tonnes; Mudh, Gudha (Bikaner) with 3.0 million tonnes insulator, refractory and ceramic grade; Alampur, Karoli and Jare (Sawai Madhopur) with 0.73 million tonnes of all grade; Kundi, Kanpur, Khimaz (Kota) having 5.33 million tonnes of all grade; Chabra (Baran) having 3 million tonnes all grade Lathi (Jaisalmer) having 7.5 million tonnes all grade. Jhir, Khori, Nimora (Jaipur) having 8.00 Million tonnes with 97.9% SiO2.
 
Siliceous Earth:
Siliceous Earth is found in Bariyara, Mati Ka Gol, Mandai, Sajit, Babrasar, Dharvi Khurd in Barmer and Jaisalmer dist. having 10.000 million tonnes reserves with 80% SiO2.
 
Soapstone:
The important deposits are located at the following places of the State:
 
Udaipur district:
Undithal, Coda, Depura, Gogunda, Gorach, Padla, Parsola, Bhungabhatt, Bharkundi, Sanjela, Negdiya, Rabcha, Kagmadar, Jadol, Usang, Natahara Ki Pal, Kherawar etc.
 
Dungarpur district:
Deval, Balwara, Peeth, Simalwara, Panchpura, Amjera etc.
 
Dausa district:
Dagotar, Geejgarh etc.
 
Bhilwara district:
Ghevaria, Chainpura, Bhagwasa etc.
 
Sawai Madhopur district:
Dholita, Dhawan, Kamalpura, Ghari, etc.
 
Wollastonite:
Extensive deposit of wollastonite is located near village Khila and Khera-Uparla in Pali, Sirohi and Udaipur district where 56 million tonnes of reserves have been estimated. Low grade Wollastonite was also found near village Gola ali pura, Rupnagar in Ajmer Dist. having 1.66 M.t preserves with 30% CaSiO3.
 
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