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Iron ore is used in the production of iron and steel and is used in the making of all machinery. There are three main types of iron ore-Haematites, Magnetites and Limonites.

Iron Ore Fields

The iron-ore in India has a high iron content. The area of iron-one is located close to coalfields and has a low sulphur content. It’s by-product, Benzene, is used in making synthetic rubber.

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The chief deposits of iron-ore occur in-

(а) Orissa: Good quality haematite (iron-55- 68%) Keonjhar,

Mayurbhanj, Sundergarh, Noamundi

(b) Jharkhand: rich haematites (iron: 60-69%) Singhbhum, Palamau, Noamundi.

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(c) Chhattisgarh: Bastar and Durg districts. Iron is exported through Vishakhapatnam.

(d) Karnataka: (Magnetite and haematite) found in Kemmangundi and Baba Budan hills. Kudremukh has very large and valuable iron ore deposits and supplies this raw material to Bhadravati Iron Works.

(e) Goa: Small reserves but being a port export is easy. Chief areas are Bicholin, Kudriem, Ponda and Sahqualin.

(f) Andhra Pradesh: (Magnetite) Iron Ore is found in:

  • Disticts of Cuddapah and Chabali,
  • Guntur and Nellore districts.

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(g) Tamil Nadu: Salem and Tiruchirapalli

(h) Maharashtra: 1. Lohara Hills in Chanda district 2. Ratnagiri, Raigarh and Satara districts.

India exports iron-ore through the ports of Marmagoa, Vishakhapatnam and Mangalore to Japan, Korea, European and the Gulf countries.

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