You asked: Where is graphite available in India?

Graphite occurrences are reported from various States but the deposits of economic importance are located in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Tamil Nadu.

Who mines graphite in India?

Table 5: Major graphite producers

Company State Mining Projects
Tirupati Carbons & Chemicals Jharkhand Rabda, Gaura, Ekta
Chotanagpur Graphite Industries Jharkhand Satbarwa Bishrampur
Carbon & Graphite Products Jharkhand Latehar, Palamu
Agrawal Graphite Industries Odisha Belpara, Sambalpur

Does graphite occur naturally?

Graphite occurs naturally in metamorphic rocks such as marble, schist, and gneiss. It exhibits the properties of a metal and a nonmetal, which make it suitable for many industrial applications. The metallic properties include thermal and electrical conductivity.

Which state is the largest producer of thorium in India?

Top Mineral Producer in India (State-wise) and Other Countries

MINERAL TYPE TOP PRODUCERS (STATES)
COAL Non-Metallic (Energy) 1. Jharkhand 2. Orissa 3. Chattisgarh
PETROLEUM Non-Metallic (Energy) 1. Maharastra 2. Gujarat
URANIUM Atomic 1. Andhra Pradesh 2. Jharkhand 3. Karnataka
THORIUM Atomic 1. Kerala 2. Jharkhand 3. Bihar

What is the current price of graphite?

Graphite prices started to recover in 2005 and with average growt rates of 5% per annum over the past decade. They are currently well over USD$1,300/t with premium product rumoured to be selling at up to USD$3,000/t as the supply of large flake, high carbon graphite is tightening.

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