Rare Earth

July 20, 2016 2 By Ruchi Verma

Did you know, India accounts for 11% of global beach sand mineral deposits? These minerals are scientifically categorized as Rare Earth.

Currently India has a coastline of 7,500 kms. Our deposits contain heavy minerals like ilmenite, rutile, garnet, monazite, zircon, and sillimanite. One such private player which manufactures and exports such heavy rare earths is VV Mineral.

The company is India’s largest manufacturer and exporter of minerals like garnet, ilmenite and sillimanite. They’re the first private company in India holding granted license for Mining and Exporting of Ilmenite from the Government of India.

Here’s an infographic which will give you a perspective of Rare Earth minerals, it’s scenario in India and how it can help in various industries to boost the country’s economy. The process of mining and it’s applications can very well be a part of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s #MakeInIndia campaign that talks about India being the manufacturing hub.

Some facts:
1. India accounts for 11% of global beach sand mineral deposits. These minerals are scientifically categorized as Rare Earth.
2. Currently India has a coastline of 7,500 kms. Our deposits contain heavy minerals like ilmenite, rutile, garnet, monazite, zircon, and sillimanite.

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