Non Metallic Minerals :

  • Mica is a mineral made up of a series of plates or leaves.
  • It splits easily into thin sheets.
  • Mica can be clear, black, green, red, yellow or brown.
  • Mica is one of the most indispensable minerals used in electric and electronic industries, due to : excellent di- electric strength , low power loss factor, insulating properties and resistance to high voltage.
  • Mica deposits are found in northern edge of chota nagpur plateau.
  • Koderma- Gaya Hazaribagh belt of Jharkhand is the leading producer.
  • In Rajasthan, major mica producing area is around Ajmer.
  • Nellore mica belt of Andhra Pradesh is also important producer in the country.
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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.