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Ratadia-Nagrecha Bauxite Mines
Name of the Mine Ratadia-Nagrecha Bauxite Mines Ratadia-Nagrecha 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
Village Mota Ratadia, Nana Ratadia, Nagrecha
Taluka Mandvi
District Kutch
State Gujarat
Nearest Railway station Bhuj
Nearest Air Port Bhuj
Lease Area 204.07 hectares
Lease coordinate Latitude 230 00’ 16” to 230 10’ 15”
Longitude 690 12’ 44” to 690 16’ 18”
Mineral Mined Bauxite
Mineable Reserves 22.04 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
Top Soil/Alluvial Recent
Bentonite Sub Recent
Argillaceous and calcarious Sediment Upper Eocene
Bauxite / Laterite / Clay Middle Eocene
Trap Lower Eocene to Upper Cretaceous
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
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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