Geology of Rajasthan

Geology of Rajasthan

Rajasthan forms north-western part of the Indian Shield. The State exposes a variety of lithological and tectonic units ranging in age from Archaean to Recent times. Before going into details of Geology of Rajasthan, let us first see, geology time in general to make sense of terms in geology. Note: Age of rocks is given in million years age (Ma). 1 Ma = 10,00,000 years old. One Giga = one thousand Continue Reading

Mines & Minerals of Rajasthan

Rajasthan Mines & Minerals: The Basics Rajasthan has deposits of 79 different types of major and minor minerals. Out of these, 57 minerals are being currently mined. Rajasthan is leading producer of: Zinc Feldspar Wollastonite Silver Rock Phospate Gypsum Red Ochre RSMML: Public Sector Mining carried on by – RSMML – Rajasthan State Mines & Minerals Corporation. Engaged in mining & marketing of Industrial Minerals. 70% of Boone-China tableware is Continue Reading