In Gujarat we have 32 districts, in these Districts various kinds of minerals & rocks are available. These minerals are major & minor minerals.
|Mineral name||Mineral name||Mineral name||Mineral name||Mineral name||Mineral name|
|Agate||Carbonaceous Shale||Gabbro||Lithomergic Clay||Other Building Stone||Slate|
|Ball Clay||Chalk||Granite||Marble||Phyllite||Soap Stone|
|Bentonite||China Clay||Granophyre||Mica||Pipe Clay||Talc|
|Black Stone||Clay (others)||Gravel||Molding Sand||Pozzolanic Clay||Trachyte|
|Black trap||Diatomaceous Earth||Gypsum||Murrum||Quartz||White Clay|
|Brick Clay||Dolomite||Kaolin||Natural Clay||Quartzite pebbles|
|Brick earth||Felspar||Laterite||Ochre||Red Clay|
|Calcareous Sand||Fire clay||Limekankar||Ordinary Clay||Sandstone|
|Calcite||Fullers earth||Limestone||Ordinary Sand||Silica Sand|
To grant mining lease, quarry lease, quarry permit and the area to be given by auction is governed at district office.
In this district offices monitoring of these lease and the illegal mining are taken care of.
To govern these quarry lease and mining lease central/government has framed acts & rules. These are as follows:
Mineral concessions which are granted are as under:
For more detail, refer Gujarat Minor Mineral Concession Rules 2015.
To stop the minerals trading individual, entrepreneur and contractor has to register as per Gujarat Mineral Rules 2015 (Prevention of illegal mining transportation & storage)