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Mata No Madh
Name of the Mine Mata No Madh Lignite Mine Mata No Madh
General Manager Project Mr. R.K.Das
Agent of Mines Mr. R.K.Das
Contact Details Phone No : (02831) 295543, (02839) 275622
Fax No : (02839) 275621
Village Mata No Madh, Lifri, Dhedrani
Taluka Lakhpat
District Bhuj (Kutch)
State Gujarat
Nearest Railway station Bhuj (100 km)
Nearest Airport Bhuj (100 km)
Lease Area 1752-61-56 Hectare
Lease coordinate Latitude : 23°29'00" to 23°32'00"
Longitude : 68°56'00" to 68°59'00"
Reference Coordinate Latitude : 23°29'00" to 23°32'00"
Longitude : 68°56'00" to 68°59'00"
Mineral Mined Lignite
Balance Reserves 28.90 mMT as on 01/01/2018
Method of Mining Opencast Mining, Using Hydraulic excavators and dumper combination along with ancillary equipment such as Dozer, Water Sprinkler, Motor Grader etc.
Local Geological Formation
Period Series Formation
Recent Alluvium Top Soil Cover
Oligocene Nari Sandstone
Miocene Gaj Siliceous Limestone, Marls
Up. Eocene Kirthar Nummullitic Limestone & Calcareous Clay
Lr. Eocene Laki Clay, Shale, Carbonaceous Shale, Clay, Lignite, Siderite.
Eocene Ranikot Lithomarge Clay, Bauxite Lateritic Variegated Clays.
Up. Cretaceous Deccan Trap.
Jurassic Sandstone
Sector Wise Lignite Users
  • • Power
  • • Textile
  • • Cement
  • • Ceramics
  • • Chemicals
  • • Bricks
Lignite Quality
Constitute Received Base analysis
Total Moisture (%) 30-40
Ash (%) 18-23
Volatile Matter (%) 30-35
Fixed Carbon (%) 15-25
Calorific Value (Kcal/Kg) 2500-3200
Total Sulphur (%) Upto 3
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