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Minerals – Types,Distribution, Importance and Conservation
Manganese Ore –
Manganese has variety of uses therefore it is known as jack of trades .India stands second in the production of manganese in the world . 19 percent of the total production of the world is extracted from here. Metal which contain manganese and iron both in excess is known as ferro – manganese alloy and when it is less than 5 percent it is called Ferro alloy.
Manganese ore is used in Iron and steel industry. When it is mixed with iron strong steel is manufactured. It is also used to clean glass , to manufacture bleaching power paints , batteries , insecticide, and other chemical substances.
Manganese deposits in India are divided into three regions.
Central India Region –
This region contributes 50 percent of the total manganese produced in India. The deposits in Maharashtra are located in Bhandara , Ratnagiri and aggpur districts , Balaghat ,Chhindwara , Seoni , Mandla , Dhar and Jhabua districts of Madhya Pradesh ,Bastar district of Chattisgarh, Kheda and Panchmahal district of Gujarat and Udaipur and Banswada districts of Rajasthan.
Peninsular Region –
The deposits of Manganese ore in Karnataka are in North anara, Chitrsdurga , Chikmagalur , Shimoga , Bellary and Tumkur districts. In Andhra Pradesh it occurs in Visakhapatnam , Cuddapah and Srikakulam districts.
North Eastern Region –
In this region deposits of manganese ore are located in Singbhumi district of Jharkhand and Keonjhar ,Ganjam ,Sundragarh and Belagiri districts of Orissa.
Substances which are extracted by digging the earth surface deeply are called mineral substances.
Sometimes they are found near the earth surface due to soil erosion. Nature has deposited them very deep in the earth. Most minerals are found in the old rocks.