TABLE - 53

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINERAL RESERVES IN DIFFERENT DISTRICTS OF THE STATE & THEIR EXPLOITATION

IN 1999-2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(In Million Tonnes)

Sl

No

Ore/Mineral

District

Reserves

Average Annual Exploitation

Quantity

Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

01

Bauxite

Koraput

552.19

 

 

 

 

Rayagada

287.00

 

 

 

 

Kalahandi

656.00

 

 

 

 

Nuapada

2.00

 

 

 

 

Phulbani

9.00

 

 

 

 

Bolangir

213.00

 

 

 

 

Keonjhar

10.00

 

 

 

 

Sundargarh

0.99

1730.18

2.88

 

 

 

 

 

 

02

Chromite

Jajpur

169.86

 

 

 

 

Keonjhar

9.56

 

 

 

 

Dhenkanal

1.37

180.79

1.69

 

 

 

 

 

 

03

Coal

Angul(Talcher Field)

27366.02

 

 

 

 

Jharsuguda (Ib Valley) & Sundargarh

21996.51

49362.53

43.54

 

 

 

 

 

 

04

Dolomite

Sundargarh

365.05

 

 

 

 

Koraput

17.00

 

 

 

 

Bargarh

51.00

433.05

1.10

 

 

 

 

 

 

05

Iron ore

Jajpur

49.79

 

 

 

 

Keonjhar

2439.67

 

 

 

 

Koraput

5.00

 

 

 

 

Sundargarh

1046.05

 

 

 

 

Mayurbhanj

14.82

3555.33

12.05

 

 

 

 

 

 

06

Lead & Zinc

Sundargarh

2.51

2.51

0.09

 

 

 

 

 

 

07

Limestone

Sundargarh

576.92

 

 

 

 

Malkangiri

343.00

 

 

 

 

Koraput

29.94

 

 

 

 

Bargarh

69.34

 

 

 

 

Nuapada

9.98

 

 

 

 

Bolangir

2.00

1032.18

1.85

 

 

 

 

 

 

08

Manganese Ore

Keonjhar

28.01

 

 

 

 

Sundargarh

12.36

 

 

 

 

Mayurbhanj

0.04

 

 

 

 

Rayagada

1.00

 

 

 

 

Sambalpur

0.10

 

 

 

 

Bolangir

0.50

 

 

 

 

Others

7.00

49.01

0.53

 

 

 

 

 

 

09

Mineral sands

Ganjam Coast

81.79

81.79

0.20

 

 

TABLE - 53   (Concld..)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(In Million Tonnes)

Sl

No

Ore/Mineral

District

Reserves

Average Annual Exploitation

Quantity

Total

1

2

3

4

5

6

10

Nickel Ore

Jajpur(Sukinda Valley)

270.00

270.00

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Copper Ore

Mayurbhanj

6.40

6.40

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Pyrophyllite

Keonjhar

8.60

8.60

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Vanadium & Magnetite

Mayurbhanj

-

 

 

 

 

Keonjhar

-

-

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

14

Chinaclay

Mayurbhanj

 

 

 

 

 

Bargarh

 

 

 

 

 

Sambalpur

 

 

 

 

 

Sundargarh

 

 

 

 

 

Koraput

 

 

 

 

 

Kalahandi

 

 

 

 

 

Ganjam

 

156.99

0.01

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

Fireclay

Cuttack

 

 

 

 

 

Angul

 

 

 

 

 

Jharsuguda

 

 

 

 

 

Khurda

 

 

 

 

 

Mayurbhanj

 

 

 

 

 

Sambalpur

 

 

 

 

 

Sundargarh

 

107.94

0.05

 

 

 

 

 

 

16

Graphite

Bargarh

 

 

 

 

 

Bolangir

 

 

 

 

 

Kalahandi

 

 

 

 

 

Kandhamal

 

 

 

 

 

Nuapada

 

 

 

 

 

Rayagada

 

1.91

0.08

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

Quartz/

 

 

 

 

 

Quartzite/

 

 

 

 

 

Silica Sand

In the State

 

14.93

0.08

 

 

Source - Directorate of Mines, Orissa, Bhubaneswar

 

 

 

The exploitation of mineral resources is quite meagre against the availability. It is pertinent to mention here that minerals like nickel, copper, pyrophyllite & vanadiferrous ore need to be exploited. By arranging expeditious exploitation mineral based industries can be promoted quickly. Industries that can add value need to be encouraged.