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Name of the Mine Amod G-19 Extension Lignite Mine Amod Lignite Mine
General Manager Project Mr. Swagat Ray
Agent of Mine Mr. Swagat Ray
Contact Details Phone No : 02645 240185
Location
Village Amod
Taluka Jhagadia
District Bharuch
State Gujarat
Nearest Railway station Bharuch (35km)
Ankleshwar (35km)
Nearest Airport Baroda (125km)
Lease Area 384-96-18 Hectare
Reference coordinate Latitude : 21°42'12" to 21°43'14"
Longitude 73°13'02" to 73°14'12"
Mineral Mined Lignite
Mineable Reserves 14.33 mMT
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
Alluvium Varied Coloured sands, soil and Kankar
Jhangadia Formation Light Coloured sandstone, Marls, Limestone and Conglomerate
Kand Formation Limestone, Marls, Clays with Sandstone Bands and Agate bearing Conglomerate
Babaguru Formation Agate bearing Conglomerate and varied clays, Ferruginous Sandstone, Gray sandstones and various sands
Tadkeshwar Formation Grey, Yellow and Brown Friable Sandstone/Silica Sand with Clay Lenses. Bentonite Clay with Lignite Bed and lenses of carbonaceous clays, Sandstone and Lignite
Nummulitic Formation Nummulitic Limestone, Clays with Sandstone lenses
Vagadkhol Formation Bentonite Clays, Friable Sandstone and Conglomerates
Unconformity
Deccan Traps Basalt with basic intrusive
Sector Wise Lignite Users
  • • Power
  • • Textile
  • • Cement
  • • Ceramics
  • • Chemicals
  • • Bricks
Lignite Quality
Constitute Received Base analysis
Total Moisture (%) 25-35
Ash (%) 10-15
Volatile Matter (%) 40-45
Fixed Carbon (%) 25-30
Calorific Value (Kcal/Kg) 3500-4000
Total Sulphur (%) Less than 1
 
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