Minerals & Mines

Mata No Math Lignite Mine

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Name of the Mine Mata No Madh Lignite Mine
General Manager Project Mr. R.K. Das
Agent of mine Mr. R.K. Das
Contact Details 02831 - 295543, 02839 - 275622,   02839 - 275621
Location Village Taluka District State
Mata No Madh, Lifri, Dhedrani Lakhpat Bhuj (Kutch) Gujarat
Nearest Railway station Bhuj (100 km)
Nearest Airport Bhuj (100 km)
Lease Area 1752-61-56 Hectares
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 (%) 32 - 40
Ash (%) 18 - 23
Volatile Matter (%) 30 - 35
Fixed Carbon (%) 15 - 25
Calorific Value (Kcal / Kg) 2500 - 3200
Total Sulphur (%) Upto 3