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Bhavnagar Lignite Mine

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Name of the Mine Surkha (North) Lignite Mine
I/c General Manager Project Mr. A.K. Garg
Agent of mine Mr. A.K. Garg
Contact Details 0278 - 2883100,   0278 - 2883802
Location VillageTalukaDistrictState
SurkhaBhavnagar & GhoghaBhavnagarGujarat
Nearest Railway station Bhavnagar
Nearest Airport Bhavnagar
Lease Area 3672.00 Hectares
Lease coordinate Latitude : 21°26'43" to 21°43'00"
Longitude 72°07'30" to 72°16'30"
Mineral Mined Lignite
Balance Reserves 63 mMT as on 01/01/2018
Method of Mining Opencast Mining, Using Hydraulic excavators and dumper combination along with ancillary equipments such as Dozer, Water Sprinkler, Motor Grader etc.
Local Geological Formation FormationsLithologyAge
Recent DepositsSoil & Alluvium Coastal dunes & beach sandsRecent & sub recent
Agate Conglomerate *Lakhanka formation)Agate bearing conglomerates ferruginous sandstone and loose sandPleistocene to Sub - recent
Piram bedsFossiliferous conglomerates Grits and sandy claysUppermost Miocene to Pliocene
Gaj FormationVariegated shales with gypsum veinlets, sand stones marls & ConglomeratesLower Miocene
Khadsaliya ClaysGrey to greenish grey clays sandstone, lignite with or without siderite nodulesEocene
SupratrappeanLaterite and reworkedLower Eocene
Deccan TrapPlutonic masses and dykes intrusive in the trap flowsCretaceous to Eocene
Sector Wise Lignite Users
  • Power
  • Textile
  • Cement
  • Ceramics
  • Chemicals
  • Bricks
Lignite Quality ConstituteReceived Base analysis
Total Moisture (%) 30 - 40
Ash (%) 10 - 20
Volatile Matter (%) 28 - 45
Fixed Carbon (%) 20 - 25
Calorific Value (Kcal / Kg) 2800 - 3200
Total Sulphur (%) 3 - 5