Minerals & Mines

Rajpardi Lignite Mine

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Name of the Mine Amod G - 19 Extension Lignite Mine
General Manager Project Mr. Swagat Ray
Agent of mine Mr. Swagat Ray
Contact Details 02645 - 240185
Location Village Taluka District State
Amod Jhagadia Bharuch Gujarat
Nearest Railway station Bharuch (35 km)
Ankleshwar (35 km)
Nearest Airport Baroda (125 km)
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
Balance Reserves 6.40 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 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
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 (%) 25 - 30
Calorific Value (Kcal / Kg) 3500 - 4000
Total Sulphur (%) Less than 1