Khushboo Lucknow, 300 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 343 Points View Profile Khushboo Asked: November 8, 20212021-11-08T11:52:57+05:30 2021-11-08T11:52:57+05:30In: Geography Tell us about the Iron Ore Distribution in India. Tell us about the Iron Ore Distribution in India. geographyminiral belts in india Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 307 Answers 60 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile [Deleted User] 2021-11-08T11:57:26+05:30Added an answer on November 8, 2021 at 11:57 am Iron Ore Distribution Odisha is the leading producer of iron ore accounting for 51% of total production followed by Chhattisgarh (17%), Karnataka (14%), Jharkhand (11%), and the remaining (7%) production was reported from Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan. Geologically, iron ore is owned by the following types of deposits. Banded Iron Formation of Precambrian age Archean schist belts: Jharkhand, Odisha, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Goa (high-grade deposits). Granulite terrain of South India: Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Sedimentary Iron Ore Deposits of siderite and limonite composition (30–40% Fe) associated with Ironstone shales of Lower Gondwana age in coalfield areas of Bihar, West Bengal, and Assam. Lateritic ores are derived from the subaerial alteration of gneisses, schists, basic lava, etc. under humid tropical conditions. Deccan Trap, Chotnagpur gneisses (30–40% Fe) Apatite Magnetite Rocks of Singhbhum Copper Belt: Occur in form of a zone associated with granodiorite on the hanging wall side of Copper lodes. Titaniferous and Vanadiferous Magnetite deposits occur in form of lensoidal bodies associated with intrusive ultramafic – gabbroic rocks of Singhbhum (Jharkhand), Mayurbhanj, Kendujhar (Odisha), and Southern districts of Karnataka (Hassan and Tumkuru districts). 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions Tell us about the Silver Distribution in India. Tell us about the Mica Distribution in India.
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