Districts and Mineral Potentiality

Districts and Mineral Potentiality

There is ample scope for development of Mineral based Industries with the available Mineral Resources in the Districts

Sl. No.

District

Mineral Resources

Scope for development of Mineral based Industries

1

Srikakulam

Manganese, Quartz, Limekankar, Beach sand, Road Metal, Black Granite, Brick Earth etc.,

Establishment of more number of Cutting & Polishing units, Quartz Grinding, Glass, and Ceramic, Fly ash Bricks.

2

Vizianagaram

Manganese, Limekankar, Quartzite, Moulding Sand, Road Metal/Building Stone, Colour Granite, Gravel/Earth etc.,

Scope for establishment of Mineral based Industries like Granite Stone Cutting & Polishing units, Quartz Grinding, Fly ash Bricks etc.

3

Visakhapatnam

Apatite, Laterite, Bauxite, Heavy Mineral Beach Sands, Semi-precious Stones, Clays, Colour Granite, Road Metal/ Building Stone, Colour Granite, Gravel/Earth etc.

It is endowed with natural resources Sea-Port, Air Port and well connected with all parts of the country through Rail and Roadways. Ample Scope for establishment of Mineral based Industries like Granite Stone Cutting & Polishing units, Quartz Grinding, Fly ash Bricks etc. and subsidiary industries related to Steel, Chemical and Heavy Mineral separation plants etc.

4

East Godavari

Crude Oil & Natural Gas, Heavy Mineral Beach Sands, Semi- precious Stones, Laterite and Road Metal/ Building Stone, Gravel/ Earth.

Presence of Natural Gas led to establishment of Gas based Power plants, Fertilizers, Petroleum, Chemicals & Petro Chemical and Ceramic Industries.

5

West Godavari

Ball Clay, Fire Clay, Quartz, Road Metal/ Building Stone, Gravel/ Earth.

Scope for establishment of Industries like Ceramic Sanitary, Glazed Floor Tiles, Wall Tiles, Building Materials etc.

6

Krishna

Limestone, Iron Ore, Laterite, Clays, Quartz, Black Granite, Road Metal/ Building Stone, Gravel/ Earth.

Scope for establishment of Cement plants, Glass and Ferro Silicon industries, Granite cutting & polishing units, Manufactured Sand units & Stone crushing units.

7

Guntur

Limestone, Quartz, Granite, Road Metal/ Building Stone,Gravel/ Earth.

Large scope for establishment of Mineral based Industries such as Cement Plants, Granite cutting & polishing units, Glass Industries, Pulverising units, Stone crushing units.

8

Prakasam

Iron Ore, Quartz, Silica Sand, Barytes, Granite Limestone, Granite, Slate, Limekankar, Road Metal/ Building Stone, Gravel/ Earth.

Ample scope for establishment of Mineral based Industries such as Granite cutting & polishing units, Silica Sand & Quartz etc.

9

Nellore

Mica, Quartz, Feldspar, Vermiculite, Silica Sand, Barytes, Laterite & Road Metal/ Building Stone, Gravel/ Earth.

Scope for development of both large and small scale mineral based sectors.

10

Chittoor

Steatite, Quartz, Granite & Road Metal/ Building Stone, Gravel/ Earth.

Large scope for establishment of Granite cutting & polishing units.

11

Anantapur

High grade Limestone, Steatite, Iron Ore, Shale, Mosaic Chips, Gold & Diamonds, Clays, Limestone Slabs, Granite & Road Metal/ Building Stone, Gravel/ Earth.

Scope for development of Mineral based Industries Gold & Diamonds, Cement & Iron Ore etc.

12

Kadapa

Asbestos, Barytes, Dolomite, Iron Ore, Limestone, Laterite, Feldspar, Granite & Road Metal/ Building Stone, Gravel/ Earth.

Ample scope for development for Mineral based Industries like Cement, Steel, Sponge-Iron, Fibre Glass, Pharmaceuticals, Granite based Industries etc.

13

Kurnool

Limestone, Iron Ore, Clays, Ochre, Barytes, Slate, Steatite, Quartz, Granite & Road Metal/ Building Stone, Gravel/ Earth.

Scope for establishment of Abrasive Materials, Grinders, Cement Plants etc.