Competitive Exams: Indian Geography Sillamite

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Lifeline of Transport

Sillimanite

  • Largest producer is Karnataka, Hassan, Mysore, Dakshin Kannada.
  • Second is Maharashtra, Bhandara.
  • Third is Meghalaya, Khasi hills; fourth is Orissa, Ganjam. Gypsum
  • Jamsar near Bikaner richest 28 % of total.
  • Also found at Sermur (H. P) , Uri (J&K) .
  • 9/ 10th produce Rajasthan.
  • Important consumer of Gypsum is Cement industry.