Mineral Resources > Mineral Deposits & Occurrences > Dolomite

 

District -  Durg  |  Kabirdham  |  Bilaspur/Champa-Janjgir

MINERAL DEPOSITS/OCCURRENCES

Name of Investigating agency - Directorate of Geology and Mining

Name of Mineral - Dolomite

Dolomite

A total of 847 million tonnes of dolomite have been estimated from various parts of the State. Dolomite in the state is mostly used for refractory purposes. 

 
S.No. Year (Field Season) Item Officers involved Area/Locality District

Toposheet Nos
Co-ordinates

Quantum of work done Achievements Recommendations

1

1968-69

Investigation of Dolomite, east of Jagdalpur (Kamli Tiriya Area) District Bastar

A.K. Hisikar

Asstt.Geologist

Kamli-Tiriya Area district Jagdalpur

Latitudes

18050'00'':19005'00"

Longitudes

82005'00'':82015'00"

T/S 65 I/4, 65 J/1

Systematic Geological mapping of 500 sq. km. area in Kumli Sadartara tiriya parhna and Taipodre

Reserve  45.115 million tonnes of dolomite estimated in kumli-Tiriya Area, SE of Gumalwada

Grade Presence of blast furnace grade dolomite

MgO-18.22to 21.44% Cao- 27.82 to 30.74% A.I.     2.82 to  6.00%

1.       Presence    of    blast

 furnace   grade dolomite.

2. Pulsa (18049';82037' & Tolawada (18050';82007') Containg refractory grade dolomite)

3. Deposit under forest cover.

2

1994-95

Investigation of high grade dolomite in Bilaspur district

U.K. Qureshi

Asstt.Geologist

M.A. Barwatiya

Asstt. Geologist

Sulpha, Belpan, Baitalpur, Devtara, Kargi, Bardukar Vijaypur Newsa District Bilaspur

Latitudes

21050'00'':22000'00"

Longitudes

81045'00'':82005'00"

T/S 64 K/1, G/13,F/15,F/16,

J/3 & 4

Reconnaissance Geological survey in 1059.00 Km2 in 1:50,000 Scale Total 107 Nos samples of dolomite collected.

Reserve    561.00 MT

Belpan      102.00 Mg

Baitalpur    96.00 Mg

Vijaypur   108.00 MT

Sulpha        68.00 mg

Minor dolomite bearing blocks Reserve

Newsa        16.00 MT

Dindola      24.00 MT Bardwar     38.00 MT Kargi          52.00 MT

Average grade

Grade     CaO% Mgo%  SiO2%

Belpan     30.64   19.70     3.30

Bailalpur  30.04   19.60     5.10

Vijaypur   30.11   19.00     4.50

Sulpha     30.27    19.60     4.70

Newsa     30.78    14.08     9.30

Dindola   31.29    19.11     1.22

Bardwar  30.50    18.66     5.07

Kargi       31.50    19.20     2.60

1. Reserves are inferred category

2.  Deposits are scanty and erratic in nature

3.  Silica percentage is higher side.

3

1961

Report on Dolomite deposits south-East ofBaradwar Railway Station in & around Chhitapandaria Reserved forest and its surrounding areas in Tehsil Sakti District Janjgir

S.S. Mishra

Baradwar & Chhitapandaria Tehsil Sakti

Latitudes

21055'00'':22000'00"

Longitudes

82045'00'':82052'00"

T/S 64 K

Reconnaissance geological survey has been carried out as members of dolomite deposit markes.

Dolomites deposits marked

1.Domarpara (21058'30":82051'30")

5.7 million tonnes dolomite

2.Chhitapandaria

(21051'00":82052'00")

3.Nawagaon & Bhaktuder

(22000'30":80052'00")

            Million tonnes

4.Belhadih

(21059'00":89052'30")

Reserved 9.5 lakh tonnes

5. Talwa (21057'00":82050'00")

6. Khamaria (21056'30":82051'30")

7. Thathari (21051'00":82049'00")

8. Akalsara (21055'00":82051'00")

9. Tanduldih (21056'00":82054'00")

10. Jhabonda (21056'30":82054'00")

11. Ranigaon

(21059'30":82052'30")

12. Jetha (21001'00":82053'00")

13. Darrabhata

(21057'30":82050'30")

 

 

Small deposits

 

 

 

Small deposits

 

Small deposits

 

 

 

Small deposits

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Occurrences

4

2000-02

Prospecting for high grade dolomite in Bhaiso-Madanpur area, Distt. Champa-Janjgir

S. Verma

G.R. Chouhan

Bhaiso-Madanpur area, Distt. Champa-Janjgir

21053'25':22054'02"

82024'34'':82024'10"

T.No. 64 K/5

 

 

RS   - 181.00

DM   - 2.90

Drilling- 913.50

B.H.  - 32

Sampling-836

10.02 M.T.

BF grade

Small deposit

5

1995-99

Prospecting for high grade dolomite in Belpan Dhuma area, Distt. Bilaspur

S.K. Verma

P.P. Mishra

 

 

 

1. Pongriya-  Mahuakapa

2. Belsara

3. Kargikhurd-Baradwar

4. Nawapathra

22010'25':22018'

81050'':82000

T.No. 64 F/15, 16

 

RS - 346 sq.km.

DM - 17-249  sq.km.

D - 2690.81

BH - 114

Reserves - 28.07 million tonnes BF grade

Dolomite (18% & above MgO)

 

Only 18 boreholes are Dolomite bearing and boreholes are scattered over the area. do not make a compact block of high grade dolomite.

District -  Durg  |  Kabirdham  |  Bilaspur/Champa-Janjgir

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