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Metallic and Non-Metallic Minerals Sector in India

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Minerals Sector

India is endowed with rich mineral deposits and produces 87 minerals, which includes 4 fuel minerals, 10 metallic minerals, 47 non-metallic minerals, 3 atomic minerals and 23 minor minerals. The country is ranked fourth amongst the global mineral producing countries behind China, USA and Russia. According to recent estimates, mining and quarrying sector accounted for 2.3% of the country’s GDP in 2012-13. The sector (excluding fuel, atomic, and minor minerals) provides employment to around 1.15 […]