Print Icon Placer Heavy Mineral Reserves of India
State Category of Reserves Reserve Figures in Million Metric Tonnes(as on 1.1.2004)
Ilmenite Rutile Leucoxene Zircon Garnet Sillimanite

Kerala

(a) Beach Sand

Sub Total of indicated and inferred reserves 89.58 6.08 4.31 5.90 1.12 35.40
(b) Lake & Sea bed Sub Total of indicated and inferred reserves 9.93 0.53 0.07 0.55 0.007 3.67

Tamil Nadu

(a) Beach Sand
Sub Total of indicated and inferred reserves 17.37 0.69 0.60 1.06 12.16 3.59

(b) Inland Placer Teri Sand

Sub Total of indicated and inferred reserves 80.34 4.13 3.98 7.29 12.22 17.50

Andhra Pradesh

Beach Sand

Sub Total of indicated and inferred reserves 100.10 4.42 2.95 4.43 48.99 47.02

Orissa

Beach Sand
Sub Total of indicated and inferred reserves 45.05 1.88 0.04 1.44 32.61 21.23

Maharashtra

Beach Sand
Sub Total of indicated and inferred reserves 3.04 - 0.84 - - -

West Bengal

Inland Placer
Sub Total of indicated and inferred reserves 2.08 0.19 - 0.39 - 1.65

Bihar

Inland Placer
Sub Total of indicated and inferred reserves 0.74 0.01 - 0.08 - 0.08
Grand Total 348.22 17.93 12.79 21.14 107.09 130.16