Iron Ore in Goa Production of iron ore in Goa started quite late and it is a recent development. Goa now produces over 18 percent of the total production of India. There are nearly 315 mines in North Goa, Central Goa, and South Goa. The richest ore deposits are located in North Goa.
Iron ores are widely distributed. High grade ore deposits are those of Kemmangundi in Bababudan hills of Chikmagalur district and Sandur and Hospet in Bellary Lot of Mining Mafia. Most of the ores are high grade haematite and magnetite. Iron Ore in other states Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool, Guntur, Cuddap, Ananthapur, Nellore.
Production and Distribution of Iron Ore in India The total in situ reserves of iron ore in the country are about 12,317.3 million tonnes of haematite and 5395.2 million tonnes of magnetite. The resources of very high grade ore are and are restricted mainly in Bailadila sector of Chhattisgarh and to a lesser extent in
India iron ore production share by state 2019 Statista. In the financial year 2019 the eastern state of Odisha was the leading producer of iron ore in India. Iron ore is abundantly available in the districts of Mayurbhanj Sundargarh Keonjhar and Jajpur. The states rich mineral reserves have attracted many mining and metallurgical companies.