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 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 main 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. awai Madhopur district: Dholita, Dhawan, Kamalpura, Ghari, etc.
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
Rajasthan is richly endowed with large deposits of different varieties of granite spread over in 23 districts of the
State. More than 200 localities of granite have been identified so far. The districts where granites are are found are Ajmer, Banswara, Barmer, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Jaipur, Dungarpur , Jalore, Jhunjhunu,
Jodhpur, Palli, Rajasamand, Sawaimadhopur, Sikar, Sirohi, Tonk, Udaipur.
Out of 32 districts of the state, 17 districts possesses deposits of marble in the form of either extensive or small deposits. The
marble deposits are located in the following districts:
Ajmer : Sursura, Narwar, Kali-Dungari, Torka, Ladpura, Roopnagar,
Saradhana, Umaria, Sawar, Ganeshnagar, Ganeshpura, Poawariya, Kotra, Onkapura.
Alwar : Jhiri, Rajgarh, Badampur, Kho, Baldevgarh, Moti-Dungari, Thanagazi.
Banswara : Vithaldev, Tripurasundari, Kotaria, Khema Talai, Bhanwaria Talai, Bhanwaria, Oda-Bassi, Bhimkund. Bhilwara : Jahajpur, Mohangarh
(Pagara to Jahajpur) Asind, banera, Shahpura. Bundi : Umar
Chittorgarh : Mandal Deh. Dausa : Dogeta.
Dungarpur : Sabla, Nandli-Dad, Aspur, Semalwara, Ovri, Mal, Surata.
Jaipur : Bhaislana, Kortputli, Andhi, Raisala, Nimla, Todi Ka Bas.
Jaisalmer : Moolsagar, Amarsagar, Abur, Narpia. Chipla
Jodhpur : Pachori, Chandi, Au, Moriya, Indolai Ki Dhani, Munjasar.
Nagaur : Chosira, Dungari (pink), Kumari, Borawad, Makarana.
Pali : Bar-Sendra, Sarangwa, Sevari, Kundal, Dujera.
Rajsamand : Kotri, Amet, Agaria, Parvati, Morchana, Kelwa, Sapron Ka guda, Nijarana, Jhanjer, Arana, Morwad.
Sirohi : Selwara, Iderla, Perwa-Serwa, Khandra, Deri, Morthalla, Ajari, Reodar.
Sikar : Kela-Dunagri (Maonda), Patan.
Udaipur: Babarmal (pink), Devimata (pink), Rikhabdev, (Green serpetine) Oden, Masaro Ki Obri (Green), Darauli (White), Paduna (White).
Rajasthan is the third largest producer of limestone in the country after Madhya Pradesh and Andhra
Pradesh. The State has an approximate share of 10% of total limestone reserves amounting to 9793 million tonnes of all grades.
Steel Melting Shop (SMS) grade limestone is located in Jaisalmer district. Extensive deposits of cement-grade limestone are located in the districts of
Chittorgarh, Bundi, Banswara, Kota, Nagaur, Pali, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Bhilwara. Rich limestone deposits at Gotan in Rajasthan are best available in the
country for white cement. High grade limestone and chemical grade limestone deposits are also found in abundance.
Industries based on lime stone in the state are: Hydrated Lime, Calcium Carbide, Precipitated Calcium Carbonate,
Di-calcium Phosphatem, Calcium Hypochlorite, Quick Lime, Paper Coating pigments, Calcium Ammonium Nitrate etc.
A large deposits of lignite more than 1,000 million tonnes have been found in Bikaner,
Nagaur and Barmer districts. Rajasthan State Mines & Minerals Limited ( RSMML) , is one of the leading undertaking of the Rajasthan State Government.
RSMML is a multi-mineral and multi-location Enterprise engaged in mining and marketing of Rock phosphate, SMS grade Limestone, and Gypsum & Selenite and Green Marble. It is
a market leader in mining and selling of Rockphosphate and natural Gypsum across the country,
and also a global pioneer in technology both in open-cast mining and mineral beneficiation of Carbonate
Rockphosphate. Rajasthan (India) Department of Mines and Geology (DMG): It's main task is mineral exploration and administration for the state of Rajasthan, India.
Major uranium deposit found in Rajasthan
On August 30, 2012 a large deposits of uranium ore was found in Rajasthan according to the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). The deposit found at Rohil in Rajasthanís Sikar district is estimated at
5,185 tonnes, which makes it the fourth largest in the country after Tummalapalle, Chitrial and Peddagattu extension in Andhra Pradesh. The new site is close to the Rohil North region, which has already been
found to have a deposit of about 381 tonnes.
EXPORT PROMOTION :
Marble, Granite, Kota stone, Dholpur stone, Soap stone, State stone, Schist, Wollastonite, Zinc concentrate, Felspar, Mica and Semi-precious stones have the potential for export. Most of these
minerals are being exported today, but the quantities are comparatively small.
The Mineral Policy announced in the year 1977, Industrial Policy announced in the year 1990 and the New Industrial Policy announced
in the year 1994 contains several measures as well as incentives for mineral sector which have been considered.