Minerals & Mines

Mevasa Bauxite Mine

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Name of the Mine Mevasa Bauxite Mines
General Manager Project Mr. N. B. Patel
Agent of mine Mr. N. B. Patel
Contact Details +91 - 9727792724
Location Village Taluka District State
Mevasa Kalyanpur Devbhoomi Dwarka Gujarat
Nearest Railway station Bhatia & Jam Khambalia (W.R.)
Nearest Airport Jamnagar
Lease Area 186.96 Hectares
Reference coordinate Latitude : 220 13' 24.90" N to 220 14' 17.38" N
Longitude : 690 18' 9.46" E to 690 20' 2.31" E
Mineral Mined Bauxite
Mineable Reserves 6.77 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
Deccan Trap Upper Cretaceous
Sector Wise Lignite Users Aluminium, Abrasive, Chemicals, Flax in steel melting & in ferro alloy 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. 12.5%
Fe2O3 Max. 5% Max. 18%
TiO2 Max. 5% Max. 7.5%
CaO Max. 3% Max. 3%
LOI 27 - 31% 25 - 28%