Dolomite

MINERAL DEPOSITS/OCCURRENCES

Name of Investigating agency - Directorate of Geology and Mining

Name of Mineral - 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