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Daban - Wamoti Bauxite mine
 
Name of the Mine Daban Wamoti Bauxite Mines Daban Wamoti Bauxite Mine
General Manager Project Mr. S. G. Patel
Agent of mine Mr. S. G. Patel
Contact Details Phone No 02834-282289
Fax No 02834-282310
Location
Village Rasalia Balapar, Daban, khanai and Nani-Wamoti
Taluka Abdasa - Nakhatrana
District Kutch
State Gujarat
Nearest Railway station Bhuj
Nearest Airport Bhuj
Lease Area 642.05 Hectares
Reference coordinate Latitude 23018’42” to 23023’24”
Longitude 69003’44” to 69006’21”
Mineral Mined Bauxite
Mineable Reserves 38.00 Lakh MT
Method of Mining Opencast Working by the deployment of Hydraulic Excavator-Dumper Combination. Sorting and Sizing of ore is being done by manual means. Ancillary equipment like Rock Breaker, Loader, Water Sprinkler and Motor Grader are used to keep the Mine working safe, systematic and environment friendly.
Local Geological Formation
Lithology Age
Topsoil / Alluvium Recent
Subsoil/ Bauxite Quaternary
Ferruginous laterite clays Bauxite laterite, lithomargical clays Tertiary
Altered Trap Mesozoic
Sector Wise Lignite Users Aluminium, Abrasive, Chemicals, Flax in steel melting & in ferroalloy industries, Refractory, Cement Industries, As absorbent in refining of Kerosene
Bauxite Quality
%
Content
Bauxite (PG)
( Al2O3 ≥ 52 % )
Bauxite (NPG)
(Al2O3 40 - 51.99 %)
Al2O3 Min. 52 % 40 - 51.99 %
SiO2 Max. 6 % Max. 15 %
Fe2O3 Max. 5 % Max. 18 %
TiO2 Max. 5 % Max. 7.5 %
CaO Max. 3 % Max. 3 %
LOI 27 - 31 % 25 - 28 %
 
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