Minerals & Mines

Umarsar Lignite Mine

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Name of the Mine Umarsar Lignite Mine
General Manager Project Mr. B.K. Mahato
Agent of mine Mr. B.K. Mahato
Contact Details 02839 - 296693, +91 - 9727792768
Location Village Taluka District State
Umarsar Lakhpat Bhuj (Kutch) Gujarat
Nearest Railway station Bhuj (140 km)
Nearest Airport Bhuj (140 km)
Lease Area 2186-76-00 Hectares
Reference coordinate Latitude : 23°42'00" to 23°47'00"
Longitude 68°51'00" to 68°53'00"
Mineral Mined Lignite
Balance Reserves 15.40 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 Period Series Formation
Pleistocene to Recent Alluvium Rann and blown sand
Lower Oligocene Gaj Lower Nari to Lower Gaj Lower Nari Argillaceous beds Arenaceous beds. Hard and compact Siliceous limestone
Up. Eocene Kirthar Nummullitic Limestone & marls
Lr. Eocene to middle Eocene Laki Gypseous Clays and grey Shales associated with lignite
Paleocene Supratrappeans Clays and Laterite
Up. Cretaceous Basic Volcanic Rocks/ Traps
Cretaceous Umia and Bhuj beds Intrusives into cretaceous Sandstones / Sand Basic intrusives
Sector Wise Lignite Users
  • Power
  • Textile
  • Cement
  • Ceramics
  • Chemicals
  • Bricks
Lignite Quality Content Received Base analysis
Total Moisture (%) 28 - 40
Ash (%) 18 - 20
Volatile Matter (%) 30 - 35
Fixed Carbon (%) 17 - 25
Calorific Value (Kcal/Kg) 3000 - 3600
Total Sulphur (%) Upto 3