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India’s mineral output increases by 7.6 percent in June

<p>According to data released by the Ministry of Mines on Thursday, domestic mineral output increased 7.6% from a year earlier in June.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-147067″ src=”” alt=” indias mineral output increases by 7 6 percent in june download 2023 08 26t182604.275 11zon” width=”1145″ height=”762″ srcset=” 275w,×100.jpg 150w” sizes=”(max-width: 1145px) 100vw, 1145px” title=”India's mineral output increases by 7.6 percent in June 3″></p>
<p>“The index of mineral production of the mining and quarrying sector for the month of June 2023 at 122.3 is 7.6 per cent higher as compared to the level in the month of June 2022,” the ministry said in a statement.</p>
<p>From April through June of 2023–24, there will be a cumulative rise of 6.3% over the similar period in 2022–23.</p>
<p>The amount of important minerals produced in June 2023 was as follows: “Coal 739 lakh tonne, Lignite 33 lakh tonne, Natural gas (utilized) 2845 million cu. m., Petroleum (crude) 24 lakh tonne, Bauxite 1991 thousand tonne, Chromite 399 thousand tonne, Copper conc. 9 thousand tonnes, Gold 101 kg, Iron ore 229 lakh tonne, Lead conc. 33 thousand tonnes, Manganese</p>
<p>According to the release, significant minerals showing growth between June 2023 and June 2022 include manganese ore (up 27%), magnessite (up 21%), gold (18.8%), chromite (16.6%), iron ore (up 14%), limestone (10.7%), coal (9.7%), lead concentrate (7.6%), natural gas (U) (3.6%), and bauxite (1.9%).</p>
<p>According to the government, other significant minerals that are experiencing negative growth include petroleum (crude) (-0.5%), zinc concentrate (-1.5%), copper concentrate (-3.5%), lignite (-29.6%), and phosphorite (-33.3%).</p>
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