Hazards of marble mining | Tehelka
Rajasthan has the highest number of mine leases in the country — 1,324 leases for major minerals, 10,851 for minor minerals and 19,251 quarry licenses for mining stones. The state earned about 590 crore royalty from major minerals like lead, zinc and limestone in 2004-2005. But the sector contributes only three per cent to the state’s revenue.MARBLE Indian Minerals Yearbook 2013 - IBM,Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Rajasthan has the distinction of having the best among Indian resources of good quality marble. Out of 32 districts, 20 districts have marble in one or the other form. The important regions of marble occurrences in Rajasthan are: i) Udaipur - Rajsamand - Chittorgarh region;Rajasthan: Minerals - Andhra Pradesh PCS Exam Notes,Rajasthan: Minerals Rajasthan enjoys a virtual monopoly in the production of minerals like wollastonite, lead, zinc, calcite, gypsum, rock phosphate, silver, marble, sandstone and serpentine (green marble). There are approximately 3,403 mining leases for major minerals and 11,861 minor leases and 18,249 quarry licenses in the State.